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life with boundaries

I’ve spent a considerable amount of time over the past few weeks reading blogs and articles about boundaries. A lot of those writers speak to the issue of boundaries a whole lot better than I do, but thought I’d add my own experiences of how crucial boundaries are. 1,562 more words


The Big Tree

There is too much to say and so, oddly enough, the temptation is to skim over the depths and say too little.

Since my last post, I’ve become a mother for the third time to a delightful baby girl whose birth is a wonderful tale of hopes realised and fears slain. 738 more words


Thriving in the Workplace With a Learning Disability

Our CEO, Leana Greene, talks about her Dyslexia and thriving in the workplace. Check out the feature in Darling Magazine:

Disasters Inc.

What is a “disaster”? Synonyms include “calamity, tragedy, catastrophe, reversal of fortune” or a “series of unfortunate events“. Regardless of the semantics, a “disaster” is simply a negative life event – that is what all these terms fundamentally reduce down to. 1,977 more words

Passion Flower

Passion Flower

passion awakens

stirring my dormant desires

shall we dance tonight


Americas Lead Highs, Sub-Saharan Africa Lows in Well-Being

  • Residents of the Americas region are the most likely to be thriving in three or more elements (31.3%), while those in sub-Saharan Africa are the least likely (10.2%).
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World News

"You can dance in a hurricane, but only if you’re standing in the eye."

This morning I heard the song “The Eye” by Brandi Carlile after dropping the munchkin off at camp.  This line immediately set my wheels turning: “You can dance in a hurricane, but only if you’re standing in the eye.” It got me thinking about the question that defines my 40s:  what does it mean to not just survive in this crazy world, but to thrive?  613 more words