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You know what, I make mistakes. In fact I make plenty of mistakes – some of them so cringingly embarrassing, that it physically aches to

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BY 40, OUR MIDDLE FINGER IS AT HALF-MAST…

By 50, it’s full on UP. By 60, both of those fingers are hoisted in a V…and not a single care is given any more. I mean, we care about our family, our friends and our passions. We care about the environment. We care about equality and living in peace. But we don’t care about

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The Sad Times Don’t Linger But The Smiles Do…

Ask anyone who has ever lost someone they love and they will tell you… Quite frankly… That perfection and happiness are world’s apart. They are not connected, at all. That a moment spent with someone you love, no matter how imperfect, no matter how messy or ugly or awkward the circumstances – is worth a

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THOSE WHO WAIT, WAIT…

THESE ARE THE DAYS THIS IS THE TIME If you are saving something for best – get it out right now. Drink it, eat it, use it – and enjoy every goddamn second because guess what, these are the days, right now. Not everyone is here today, not everyone made it through, statistically around 150,000

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YOU DID YOUR BEST TODAY

YOU DID YOUR BEST TODAY You did what you could. You could have done more – possibly. You could have done things differently – sure. But you did what you did and that’s that. That is that. Your intentions were good, your efforts were from the heart – but you know what, life gets in

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I AM CALLING TIME

Dear You (Me),   Today I am calling time. I am calling time on this lockdown you have us on. It’s over. You know what – you are not perfect and news-flash, you never will be. Get over it already. Perfection is a myth. You are human, some days you rock and other days you

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THIS WEEK, I WANT YOU TO RISE…

I want you to rise… Above the bullshit. Above the gossip. Above the shallow. Above the crowd. I WANT YOU TO REFUSE, POINT-BLANK, TO SINK TO ANYONE’S LEVEL. Not you. You are on the rise, my friend. They say that what goes up must come down – not so. You, you are above the nonsense,

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TO THE WOMAN

TO THE WOMAN with the full-time career, who occasionally feels the guilt of the life choices she has made… you are doing a great job. You’re an inspiration, keep on your path if feels right for you and don’t bow down to societal pressures until it suits, if ever. Young women everywhere will look up

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10 THINGS TO GIVE UP IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY

Drop these habits like hot stones and watch your world open up like a flower… THE NEED TO BE RIGHT. Let it go, it really isn’t important and the truth always come out in the end anyway, let it run its natural course and trust the process. Your relationships take a beating because of this

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MY SON HAS SEPSIS, PARENTS – TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS.

THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT AND POWERFUL MESSAGE FROM MUM HANNAH ROBERTS – her son is currently suffering but hopefully this condition was caught in the nick of time… please pass it on. Apart from Edie starting preschool today, 2018 and has been pretty bloody awful for us. Nathaniel has had Sepsis. I’m posting this

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WHEN YOU BECOME THE PARENT OF YOUR PARENT

Life takes a sorrowful and challenging twist. Those who you grew up relying upon, admiring and respecting suddenly become the vulnerable, the scared and the weak. And you, you become the parent. The responsibilities, all of them, rest on your shoulders. You were not ready I know. Gather strength from the memories. Never forget how

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I’M 27 NOW, I DON’T WANT TO GO…

The full and heart-breaking final letter from 27 year old Holly Butcher…released by her parents the day after she passed away with a rare form of cancer…we all need to read this. A bit of life advice from Hol: It’s a strange thing to realise and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just

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I’M WALKING INTO 2020 WITH A CLEAR HEART & MIND

I’m walking into 2020 with a clear heart and mind. If you owe me, don’t worry about it – you’re welcome. If you wronged me, it’s all good – lesson learned. If you’re angry with me, you’ve won, congratulations. If we aren’t speaking, it’s cool..I wish you well. If you feel I wronged you, I

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When God created woman

When God created woman he was working late on the 6th day……. An angel came by and asked.” Why spend so much time on her?” The lord answered. “Have you seen all the specifications I have to meet to shape her?” She must function on all kinds of situations, She must be able to embrace

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TO THE BABIES BORN SLEEPING

To the babies born sleeping… It comforts me to think that you felt no pain. You knew nothing of fear, or hunger, or sadness. It comforts me to think that for the short time you were alive and growing, you were safe, loved and held so tightly. It comforts me to think that you were

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Caroline flack/ suicide prevention

If You Have Been Where Caroline Was…

And you are still here to tell the tale, I take my hat off to you my friend. You are a bloody warrior. To pull yourself out of a place so deep, so dark, that the only available option is to choose oblivion, is a feat the majority of us will never quite understand. You

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Suicide prevention/ Caroline flack/ man saved from jumping off bridge by good samaritans

If You Have Been Where Caroline Was…

And you are still here to tell the tale, I take my hat off to you my friend. You are a bloody warrior. To pull yourself out of a place so deep, so dark, that the only available option is to choose oblivion, is a feat the majority of us will never quite understand. You

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Caroline flack suicide/ RIP Caroline

Dear Caroline,

It’s been a few days since you passed. And yet I am still thinking about you pretty much all the time, which is strange because I didn’t know you at all, in real life. Thoughts of you and how you felt in the final moments of your life have kept me awake the last few

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Caroline flack/ in a world where you can be anything be kind

IN A WORLD WHERE YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND

This mantra is all over social media today. Sadly, it has taken the loss of a bright young life to spread this message so fast and so far but nonetheless, we mustn’t let her death be in vain… In a world where you can be anything, be kind. What does this mean? It means integrity. 

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Caroline flack dead

Today, Caroline Flack Was Found Dead Aged 40…

And I feel truly devastated. I didn’t know her. I didn’t follow her. But I know that she made a mistake, one mistake.  Like we all do. And that mistake, albeit a big one, was splashed across every media outlet in the land for all to see. She lost her job, her pride, her followers,

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Valentine’s Day poems/ love is

LOVE IS…

Asking how they slept Making a cup of tea just right Picking up a book they’d like to read Worrying, so much worrying Remembering something they said that made you laugh Listening to things that aren’t said out loud Telling the truth, no matter how hard Feeling stronger than you are because they believe in

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LOVE YOUR BODY

You Had A Perfect Body All Along…

Make peace with yours right now my friend, for it has toiled for many years just to keep you alive. It has grown, weathered virus and disease, healed countless wounds and fought many unseen battles to keep your soul intact for its journey through this life. Yes it has changed but it has been changing

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Phillip schofiel gay

Today Phillip Schofield Announced He Is Gay…

And as always, when a soul reveals its true spirt, the universe exhales with a sigh of relief. Relief that one more human has embraced their truth and braved the world regardless. Relief that one more soul has stood up to the beliefs that we are somehow not perfect or acceptable, just the way we

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Thanks for your time/ mr Belser story

Thanks For Your Time

The telephone rang.  It was a call from his mother. He answered it and his mother told him, “Mr.  Belser died last night.  The funeral is Wednesday.” Memories flashed through his mind like an old newsreel as he sat quietly remembering his childhood days. “Jack, did you hear me?” “Oh, sorry, Mom.  Yes, I heard

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Kobe Bryant tribute/ gianna Bryant/ rest in peace Kobe

Kobe, You Told Us life Was Short…

You told us to keep moving, to never look back, to make the most of every minute and to live your life the way you want to. You told us, most of all, to enjoy this life we have been blessed with. You told us, that the only obstacle in our way is the belief

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Breaking point/ the old you

Today, I reached my breaking point…

Today I reached my breaking point… For a moment or two I thought, this is it, I am finally broken. For a minute or two, I felt I couldn’t handle the load I’ve been given anymore. It’s too heavy. Wouldn’t it be so wonderfully tempting just to set that load down on the ground and

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Meghan carrying Archie/ mom shaming Meghan markle

Stop Mom Shaming Meghan…

You’re telling the world it’s okay to judge a new mother doing her best. And it is so not okay. No money in the world can buy you the experience your first child brings and yes, new mums probably do a lot wrong. But they are trying their best and with love, fear and worry

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Write your story your way/ your story/ you cant skip chapters in your own story

You Can’t Skip Chapters In Your Own Story

You Can’t Skip Chapters In Your Own Story… That’s not how it works. You have to face each page, each twist, each turn. You have to live out each and every chapter from the start to the end. Some of those chapters wont be pretty either.  You see, we each get our share of good

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Life is short/ladies pass it on/ burn the candle/ be present

Hold Every Hug Just That Little Bit Longer…

Hold Every Hug Just That Little Bit Longer… Listen to your loved ones just a little bit harder. Pay more attention to the small stuff, even when the to-do list is long. Life is short my friend. Don’t put off every invitation that scares you. Laugh out loudly and take the high ground whenever you

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Bold women/ Meghan markle/ women/ strong women/ women supporting women

The World May Not like Bold Women…

The World May Not like Bold Women… But I do. The world may not throw open its arms to those who carve their own path, tossing archaic beliefs to the wind, the wind they leave behind them as they forge bravely ahead. But I open my arms to those warrior sisters. Thank goodness for them

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