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Blankness and chaos

Blankness and chaos

The days drip away. At the beginning of this break, it seemed like an impossibly long time, a gift of time, that my doctor and workplace had given me. But now as the days draw closer to me having to step back into some semblance of a working life, it seems like not...

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Taking stock

Taking stock

Making: I'm finding it really hard to make anything. I keep starting things, like crochet projects or needle felting or even colouring in, and I find my focus slips away and I don't want to do it anymore. I try to think of small, easy things but I'm finding it really...

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Life as a Jenga tower

Life as a Jenga tower

Lying on my bed this afternoon I said to mum, "sometimes I wonder if I will ever feel right." Time can slow right down sometimes, can't it? You feel like 'now' is all there will ever be. You forget what it felt like to be able to move through the world feeling...

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Am I ok? Are you?

Am I ok? Are you?

So today is RUOK? Day, a day I’ve always felt a little conflicted about. First of all I hate the abbreviation because I will always read it as ruok and it seems like a weird biblical place name or something (oh - no I know what it is, I hear it as ruach, the Hebrew...

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At home

At home

Today was an outside kind of day. It was one of those glorious Tasmanian spring days, with a bit of coolness to the air but beautiful vitamin-D-endowing sun streaming down. I put on my gardening clothes and my big dirty boots and basically just pottered around in the...

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Plates and spoons and other things

Plates and spoons and other things

It's really hard to ask for help and really hard to stop. Really, really hard. Especially if you are the sort of person who keeps a lot of plates spinning usually, and likes being someone who can be relied upon. It's humbling to let each plate stop spinning, wobble...

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I am passionate about gratitude and I write about it at Everyday Gratitude. I also have produced some nice things to help you get into gratitude, which you can buy here.

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