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#SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

You’ve all been busy this week! And some of you have put some real effort into the Self Care CAL. I’ve shared a few of my favourites from Instagram below. Multimel13 has made a big effort to grt involved with the CAL. This week, she shared the above photo which I think is so true!… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

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#SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

When I announced the CAL, I wanted to give people ideas on Self Care on a budget. Not many people have had much spare cash since the global meltdown. I wanted to give you a few hints on things to do that don’t cost the earth! Love Yourself There are a lot of things you… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

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Self Care Craft Along – #SelfCareCAL

Self Care is NOT selfish! It’s not making excuses to get out of necessities. It’s not hiding from responsibilities. It’s taking responsibility for your own well being and making sure you have the reserves you need to get through the priorities in life. It’s taking an hour out of your day to make sure you can get through the rest of the week.

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Podcast Episode 9 – Hospital Trips and Pom-Poms.

I’m so grateful to Sheena from The Mermaid’s Purse. I used the Eco4ply in the Plankton colourway. I wasn’t going to have enough and she had the perfect solution! An almost solid blue skein that matched perfectly!

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Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.

Can you belive that today marks the ninth anniversary RiverSystem and my marriage. We’ve had a few ups and downs mostly downs but we’ve got through it. I don’t think we’ve got it completely right but we’ll get there… eventually! A few months ago, I was thinking we needed a break. I thought it would… Continue reading Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.

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Podcast Episode 8 – Taking Some Time Out For Me

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/5gt8p-6c3e99?from=yiiadmin&skin=1&btn-skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=1&rtl=0“>Listen here. The last month has been overshadowed by me getting used to being on antipsychotics again. I’m a bit frustrated with myself because I thought I’d be able to cope without them.  I thought I’d be able to get through this low patch with the right care and attention but I couldn’t. I know… Continue reading Podcast Episode 8 – Taking Some Time Out For Me

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Podcast Episode 7 – Unboxing My Rosie’s Moments Box

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/qcqrv-6b1f35?from=yiiadmin&skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=0 First of all, I just want to express my sympathy for the families, friends and also the victims of last night’s bomb attack. My heart goes out to all the children that will now be traumatised for life because of this evil act. I just have no words for this. General Health  My health… Continue reading Podcast Episode 7 – Unboxing My Rosie’s Moments Box