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*** Delighted to announce my debut novel, ‘Dirty Laundry’ paperback is LIVE! *** Buy for Christmas presents!

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*** Delighted to announce my debut novel, ‘Dirty Laundry’ paperback and kindle ebook is LIVE! ***

BUY ON AMAZON HERE Dirty Laundry

Fun, quirky and dark… Order for Xmas presents!

Support local authors!

I’ll be on BBC Essex radio with Tony Fisher on Monday 4th December at around 2/3pm to

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Assumptions, and why they can be so negative for ourselves and our relationships

‘Assumption’ – something that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.

We can believe many things, and make them our stories, but it doesn’t make them true.

We can believe things from:

our own imagination our own ideas our judgements of others’ our judgements of ourselves (we can project our judgements

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A tattoo to celebrate my beautiful boy cat!

It’s Tit and Tat – Titus and my tattoo!

How could I not, when my boy is so special in my life 🙂

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Single at Christmas, loneliness, helping others, helping oneself and don’t wait for New Year’s resolutions!

Christmas Grotto Amanda Green Sandra Dean

I have found myself saying to people how I look forward to Christmas being over. Then, today, I realised this was terribly negative and unhelpful. It’s just that I have been feeling a bit lonely and alone in my troubles. Oh yes, I might be a counsellor, but

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The basic philosophy of living; our needs, desires and what makes us tick and make our lives worth living – existentialism

The basics of existence and life

I have been reading a little about Existential Theory and the philosophy of it, plus the whole concept of being genuine and a more authentic self. I find it fascinating and we can all gain something from it, so I have chosen to outline the highlights I find

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How to be a more authentic self, and have more authentic relationships for better living

authentic-self

I have been researching the idea of being an ‘authentic self’ which is where we are true to ourselves and others, not covered up by our persona’s and fear of judgement from others’. This then led onto ‘authentic relationships’ which is where we have trustworthy, worthwhile, two-way relationships with people who do the

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