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"Invest in your well-being", says Bethan O' Riordan from 'Resilient Minds', Blarney, County Cork.

(Photo courtesy of Bethan O’ Riordan, with her children. Ruby, aged four, Ramsey, aged three and Finley, aged six)

Bethan O’ Riordan is a counsellor and psychotherapist with over ten years’ experience. 779 more words


gratitude-a-thon day 2017: trying

You know what I love, what I am so gosh darn grateful for–when I see someone try, even when I know there are reasons they want to give up. 192 more words

Ottawa, from the back of a cab

Canal Rideau had frozen over

By January fourth.

The Zamboni took a stroll

On the new white avenue;

Later, the hearty winterlings

Came out in skates… 25 more words



My dreams will probably never come true,

I’ll have more regrets than I’ll ever admit,

The greatest of those will always be you,

And that’s a truth I can’t counterfeit. 151 more words


Chapter 8 ~ Doing It Our Way

Chapter 8 – Grace Knew She Didn’t Tell Matt the Truth

Grace felt her right eye beginning twitch and her heart racing. She couldn’t find her cell phone. 1,049 more words


Hang on; joy's on the way - Psalm 30

Life was at one of it’s most bleak points, with serious illness in the family, financial difficulties I couldn’t see my way past, and I was exhausted beyond words. 225 more words


Judge, Jury and Joy

I’ve got a judgement revolution going on. Inside.

Friends. Family. Self.

There was a time when I stepped into my own head.  It had to be done. 270 more words