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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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Bullet Journaling For the 21st Centuary

At the beginning of the year, I began Bullet Journaling. (Bujo for short.) I really enjoyed it but I lost interest because it just didn’t work for me. And even more importantly I got really discouraged by the fact that everyone else’s looked so much better than my efforts! I’ve never been good at making… Continue reading Bullet Journaling For the 21st Centuary

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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