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If you’re scanning every moment, looking for the bad, you’ll find it. Because that’s what you’ve programmed yourself to look for. (more…)

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HKY

Happy New Year!  No, not that new year (obviously). I’m talking about other new years.  It’s not all about the 31st December, you know. (more…)

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The good old days

Fast forward to when you’re 102. Imagine you’re sitting in your care home, slumped in your chair, being fed some soup by a nice lady. She’s hugely encouraging, but it’s a messy business. (more…)

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Monopoly

Do you talk to yourself? It’s a rhetorical question, because I know that you do; we all do.  The internal dialogue is an incessant chatter, and around the middle of August the conversation reaches fever pitch. (more…)

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Rolling with life’s punches

Life has always been a contact sport. There are 8 billion of us, rolling with the punches, ducking and diving, trying to avoid the worst of life’s jabs, uppercuts and body blows. (more…)

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Podcast: S06E06 – Izzie Miller

“Let me experiment. Let me see how good I can make myself feel by labelling things as good.”
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Primed for LOVE

It’s the holiday season. You might be on the move, either to a caravan in Wales, or somewhere with palm trees. (more…)

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Monsters Inc.

If you’ve seen ‘Monsters Inc.’ you’ll know it’s a cool movie. If you haven’t seen it…what are you waiting for? (more…)

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The Flat Teaching Society

If the world of teaching was flat, August would have fallen off the edge of the map. It’s unchartered territory. (more…)

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Podcast: S06E05 – Suzie Lavington

“The thing to know about confidence… is that you are not ever a confident person or an unconfident person.”
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Enoughness

We live in a society that is constantly telling us we do not have enough. We don’t look good enough. We don’t make enough money. Basically speaking, we are not enough.  (more…)

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The Twilight Z-own

…the end.  Impressive, huh?  It’s also possible to go back in time, or create a snapshot where time stands still.  This mind-bending phenomenon is a once-a-year occurrence and quite the spectacle.  (more…)

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