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Uncovering new treasures and letting former treasures go

Clearing out my clutter is incredibly cleansing.  It is helping me let go of the past.  Over the past months I have lugged down and sorted endless boxes of… 606 more words


Things I would tell my 16-year-old self

I am a huge fan of time travelling fiction, so inspired by reading a post from A mile in my shoes yesterday, here is what I would tell my 16-year-old self: 458 more words


Resignation promises to myself

via Daily Prompt: Promises

Promises I made myself the day I handed in my resignation:

·       I will put love before money and family before work. 26 more words


Finding the original of me

via Daily Prompt: Original

What makes me different from you?  What makes me valuable?  What makes me unique?  What is my unique selling point?

These are all questions I have been grappling with the last couple of weeks in my attempt to write a new CV.  653 more words


Actions mean more than words

via Daily Prompt: Flattery

I will admit that I sometimes give someone a compliment to start a conversation.  I learned this from someone else who used to always greet me by complimenting me on what I was wearing.  599 more words


Today's Breakthrough

via Daily Prompt: Breakthrough

I was laid in the bath when it happened.  I’m not a pretty sight in the bathtub at the moment.  The past few years of unsurmountable stress from my job have led me to chomp my way through endless chocolate bars in my state of having no time to prepare anything and needing some sort of energy to slave over my laptop into the early hours.  297 more words


My Self-Love Story & August Emotional Mayhem

In which I respond to Kelly-Ann Maddox’s call for self-love stories for Self-Love September 2016, and explain why I was away for basically all of August. 41 more words