Creativity

Finding joy from grief

By Lesley / November 7, 2017 / 3

When was the last time you felt complete, unadulterated joy? Not sure? Let me guess, you’ve also been running away from grief. As Tracey Cleantis said when I interviewed her … Read moreFinding joy from grief

Release & Renewal – Reflections & Wellbeing Through Writing

By Lesley / January 16, 2017 / 1

Guest post by 40AndEverythingAfter I finally gave up on having a family 8 years ago. We had been trying for a baby for 5 years and, after 3 failed IVF … Read moreRelease & Renewal – Reflections & Wellbeing Through Writing

Mentoring Group

The warm embrace of belonging

By Lesley / June 8, 2016 / 15

What comes to mind when you think of the word belonging? When I read Brené Brown say ‘There’s nothing better than the warm embrace of belonging ….’ I thought yes … Read moreThe warm embrace of belonging

Where do you want to be in 5 years?

By Lesley / August 26, 2015 / 8

Do you know where you want to be in five years? And more importantly do you know WHO you want to be in five years? Will you be the same … Read moreWhere do you want to be in 5 years?

Which books helped you to come to terms with childlessness?

By Lesley / June 1, 2013 / 1

I saw recently that the book chain Waterstones is inviting readers to name a book that altered their lives, it’s part of a project called ‘The Book That Made Me’ … Read moreWhich books helped you to come to terms with childlessness?

How do you nurture yourself and how do you play?

By Lesley / May 17, 2013 / 1

I read in the paper recently that a new international study by the Journal of Consumer Research found that “listening to sad music was the best way to recover from … Read moreHow do you nurture yourself and how do you play?

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