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How do you cope with Holiday stress?

The very thought of holidays has a life of its own.  For some people the idea of cooking and baking and preparing, and hosting and wrapping , toasting, celebrating is the high water mark of the year… something to live for, and to embrace.   551 more words


Accelerated Departure Of Abrupt Polished Transmission

phony human
artificial flesh bucket
skeleton of deception
gift wrapped in cellophane
android with faulty wiring
sparks shoot out when you scratch your head
un-personhood… 63 more words


Have You Been Hit By the Urge to Bolt?

I unfold my stiff body from the small taxi, after an 11-hour trip, into a foreign world—The Gambia in West Africa.

The smell of livestock floods me with an instant wave of nausea. 705 more words


How Do Mammals Survive the Winter?

Winter is coming…

Some people get ready for winter by chopping wood, cleaning out the gutters, checking the insulation on the house, and buying new winter coats for the family.   425 more words


Six Weeks

As part of my recovery from my surgery I have to spend six weeks on crutches. Not only am I on crutches I have to be non-weight bearing on my right foot to allow my knee to heal correctly. 213 more words

Adapt and improvise - when cooking?!!

Adapt and improvise has become my new motto when following a recipe.

Not so long ago I had a selection of favourite cooks like Ottolenghi, Nigel Slater, Deliciously Ella and Jamie Oliver whose recipes I would follow substituting the occasional ingredient or missing it out completely if I didn’t like it, or more to the point it wasn’t in the cupboard. 174 more words


How to Adapt to Stress When You Can't Avoid It

Most people would rather avoid stress if possible, rather than lean into it. Unfortunately, most of the time stress can’t be avoided. So how do you deal with stressful situations and/or stressed out feelings? 876 more words

Emotional Wellness