Dont look back

Resilience – become strong

I was looking back at my blog written back in September 2010 and recalling what I have achieved (or not!!). There have been ups and quite a few downs or as I like to call them challenges! But anyone who knows me will know that I view challenges as opportunities. In my book 7 Attributes for Success (Inner Success and Happiness) my second attribute is resilience and I have had to have this in abundance.

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Fix You

Sometimes I wish I were a boy again, running home to Mum with trousers torn at the knee and underneath, a skinned knee, bleeding like it will never stop. As I run, the tears roll down my face, not because of pain although there was some, more about the ‘hiding’ I was going to get when Mum saw my trousers. Knowing about the ‘hiding’ did not slow me down because I knew she would fix

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Be Thankful

It just seems like yesterday when I was thinking of the progress I will make in 2015 and here we are in November, the second last month of the year! Many of you will have celebrated Thanksgiving and even if you didn’t It got me thinking about ‘being thankful’. As you all may or will know I lost my gorgeous son Bruce to suicide in 2014 (sometimes it seems like yesterday). Since then not a

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Ever onward!

As the year draws to a close many of you will look back on everything that has happened. You will have faced ups and downs over the year and indeed you probably don’t want to remember the ‘downs’. However from my experience the ‘downs’ are the challenges that make you stronger. Those who read my blogs and stories know that I lost my oldest boy to suicide – a tragedy that I would not wish

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2016 motto – Ever onward

Ever onward! As the year draws to a close many of you will look back on everything that has happened. You will have faced ups and downs over the year and indeed you probably don’t want to remember the ‘downs’. However from my experience the ‘downs’ are the challenges that make you stronger. Those who read my blogs and stories know that I lost my oldest boy to suicide – a tragedy that I would

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Be thankful

It just seems like yesterday when I was thinking of the progress I will make in 2015 and here we are in November, the second last month of the year! Many of you will have celebrated Thanksgiving and even if you didn’t It got me thinking about ‘being thankful’. As you all may or will know I lost my gorgeous son Bruce to suicide in 2014 (sometimes it seems like yesterday). Since then not a

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