How to bring joy into your life

By Lesley / November 20, 2018 / 0

The days are growing shorter and THAT time of year is almost upon us. Maybe you feel a sense of heaviness or dread and you’re thinking something like – what … Read more

21 Miles, by Jessica Hepburn

By Lesley / August 30, 2018 / 4

Does motherhood make you happy? I’m guessing you believe the answer is yes, especially as you tried so hard to be a mother. Like many of us, Jessica Hepburn wondered … Read more

It’s ALL about the story

By Lesley / June 29, 2018 / 2

Well what an exciting couple of weeks it’s been. As I write this I’ve been a published author for twelve days, well more than that I am an Amazon No1 … Read more

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 more

Taking time out to be grateful for what we have

By Lesley / December 1, 2016 / 2

It feels to me that the world is very strange at the moment. There’s so much anxiety, stress and anger on both sides of the Atlantic; friends and families are … Read more

How’s your gratitude muscle?

By Lesley / November 25, 2015 / 8

As I write this tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the USA which is why I’m talking about gratitude or being thankful (take your pick which word to use, I’m using them … Read more

From ‘too many’ to ‘childlessness is a gift’.

By Lesley / May 6, 2015 / 11

I’ve recently re-written My Story and I realise how much I’ve changed since I last wrote it two years ago. Previously I wrote that we had’ too many’ rounds of … Read more

Had enough of the winter blues? How gratitude can help.

By Lesley / February 19, 2015 / 4

It’s almost the end of February, the days are getting longer and the garden’s starting to grow. You think it’s time to be more optimistic and positive but you can’t … Read more

Hazel Botswana

Guest post – Making a Difference in Botswana

By Lesley / November 14, 2013 / 1

Here is a guest post by a good friend, Hazel Hodge. Hazel is an inspiration, like many of us it took her a long time to come to terms with … Read more

Today I’m feeling grateful

By Lesley / April 11, 2013 / 0

Last week I wrote about some of the negatives of being childless, and as I write this the sun is shining (albeit briefly) so I feel that it’s a good … Read more


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