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‘It could be worse’ poll, invalidation, and the results!

I have just completed my first poll to see how people feel about certain things.

On this occasion, I asked this question:

If you are feeling ‘really’ bad about something in your life that affects YOU negatively’ (physically or emotionally) and someone says ‘It could be worse’ or ‘others suffer more’ does this:

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A bit of time off, a holiday, mindfulness, relaxation, getting stuff done – can I inspire you?

Since finally accepting my mum’s downward curve, mentally, and a few other stressful things, I decided to make a new start for myself. I wasn’t sure what, but new anyway.

I haven’t rushed. I decided to have a little holiday, at home. Time off from the usual. No counselling; nothing. And it has been amazing.

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Thanks to mindfulness, today is the first day of the rest of my life September 8th 2016 – my new life

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I’m a huge supporter of mindfulness and living ‘in the moment’ and whilst writing about it again the other day, I knew I needed to get ‘mindful’ in order to work through all that has happened, negatively, in the past few weeks (and more). But, for me, shutting off my brain and concentrating

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My weekend of creativity and my own way with mindfulness to stop myself from ‘thinking’ – buttons and art

I have a lampshade with buttons on it in the shape of a heart. It gave me the inspiration to put buttons on other things. I have had a hoard of button from my late Great Aunt, and have just kept them but they are so pretty I wanted to do something with them. I

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My last author book signing of this year is at Sandbach in the beautiful Town Hall Saturday 5th November 2016– are you coming?

Sandbach Author Event 2016

32 authors will have tables at this event on Saturday 5th November 2016, so you can meet and chat to writers of mixed genre. From Paranormal, to children’s books, self-help to contemporary fiction and more adults reads too! I will have my memoirs, self-help book and ‘Behind Those Eyes’, my

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The Manchester Author Event and Gig was a blast – I met authors I’ve known for years for the first time in person!

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The Manchester Author Event and Gig happened yesterday and I have woken today feeling very happy about it all. There was a fantastic atmosphere in the huge marquee where 50 of us set up our tables and showcased our books and our personalities, chatting to each other and to readers. I

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