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Week 41 Review: Out with the television and in with the treadmill

There’s never enough time! It always seems to disappear. I often feel as if I’ve been constantly occupied and yet nothing has been done. Nothing gets done, but somehow I don’t feel as if I’ve been relaxing, either! Enter electronic … Continue reading

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Week 36: Drop Makeup/Add Writing

About a fortnight ago, I felt as if my life had suddenly spun out of control, and I was scared and baffled. I felt exhausted, I felt stressed and I felt anxious. I even felt depressed. I would go to … Continue reading

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Week 35 Review: It’s Time to Relax!!

It is Saturday of the Easter long weekend. I have been out every day in the week. It has been busy and momentous, with some new things tried, a choir concert and the birth of my sister’s second child. It … Continue reading

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When the child starts worrying about the parent.

I remember one day, in the year before her death, Mum had been put on medication that made her light-headed and she had a fall. I heard the thud and ran into the room, to see her lying on her … Continue reading

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Drop Being Awake/Add Doing All the Things

On Thursday and Friday I was unwell. Of course, I felt guilty for this, and ashamed. Although I would never blame others for their own illnesses, it’s always my own fault if I’m unwell. This is because there is always … Continue reading

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Week 34: Drop Should/Add Meditation

Having only a weekend to write my review for the previous week and my aim for the coming week is proving to be a challenge in itself! It is now Tuesday and I am only just planning for this week … Continue reading

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Week 32: Drop Distractions/Add Morning Logs

This week I will drop distractions and add morning logs. (On reflection, I suppose that “drop distractions” really means “add mindfulness”. Often these challenges can be a drop or an add.) I’ve noticed the past few weeks how often I seek … Continue reading

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