Tagged with common humanity

Why glowing matters, even when its gloomy

I am, at heart, an uplifter. I’m a hopeful and optimistic soul. It’s what I do – personally and professionally. I turn people toward the light – in themselves, in others, in challenging situations. And I love to do it. It brings me huge pleasure. It feels worthwhile and meaningful. I love nothing more than … Continue reading

How to exercise ripple awareness

How to exercise ripple awareness

When I do something, like make a change, or a choice about my life, it has a ripple effect on a whole bunch of people. Some of those people I know. Some people even tell me the ways in which my change, choice, or decision has impacted on them. And most of the time (if … Continue reading

How to spread love like norovirus

How to spread love like norovirus

Anyone who’s ever had a full blown, head on, entire family collision with the norovirus will know that it is a force to be reckoned with. You’ll know how it couldn’t give a monkeys whether it’s Christmas Day (as was once the case for me), your birthday or your wedding day. It couldn’t give a … Continue reading

Like a Weeble, I wobble

Like a Weeble, I wobble

There are moments when my world shifts on its axis. There are moments when I no longer know which way is up anymore, and when I have to adjust to a new version of ‘normal’. There have been moments when my world has shifted as a result of something happy, and moments when the something … Continue reading

Two little words

Two little words

When you’re the one sitting there, feeling utterly alone, it’s hard. When you’re the one whose smile has become a bit fixed on her face, because you feel like you don’t belong, it’s crappy. When the conversation has gone to a place you’re not involved or interested in, or leaves you feeling out of the … Continue reading