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10 THINGS YOUR DAD NEVER TOLD YOU

1. He was so often afraid and yet so very brave. 2. He was always worried he’d fail to provide for you. 3. He struggled …

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10 THINGS YOUR MUM NEVER TOLD YOU

1. You made her cry, a lot. 2. It hurt, a lot. 3. She was always afraid. 4. She watched you sleep, often exhausted herself. …

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LIFE RULES FOR MY BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER

1. Make your bed every day, even if it’s right before you get in it. 2. Don’t worry about holey underwear… if you’re ever in …

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WHEN I AM GONE

Never forget how loved you are. From the moment, the very moment, I set eyes on you …and in fact long before even then, I …

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Facing Christmas After Losing A loved One…

Can feel like the loneliest place on the planet. The numbness as you watch the sparkle and the festivities around you…Where there was once a …

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MAKE YOUR BUBBLE BEAUTIFUL

Every now and then, the news delivers up a story so horrifyingly sad that I feel like the wind has been kicked out of me. …

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I WONDER IF YOU KNEW

I WONDER IF YOU KNEW Every time an ambulance passes me by, I feel a cold shiver run down my spine. And I wonder who …

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THE STORY OF YOU

Once upon a time there was a girl named (insert your own name here). (Your name) spent many many years trying to be everything to …

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YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU

YOUR CHILD IS NOT AN EXTENSION OF YOU This is perhaps the hardest aspect of parenting for me. Yes, our children are a wonderful cocktail-shaker …

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LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS

LIFE LESSONS TO PASS TO OUR TEENS Sadly, we tend to learn the really good stuff the hard way in this life. If just one …

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THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE

THE BAD HABITS OF UNHAPPY PEOPLE Happiness, we all want it. We all chase it – mostly in the wrong places. Has it ever occurred …

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When You Have Lost Someone You Love

When you have lost someone you love… Do not make the mistake of living in sadness, or living small to honour their absence. You owe …

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DEAR FRIEND, I’M SORRY FOR BEING SO BLOODY RUBBISH

Dear Friend, I am sorry for being so bloody rubbish. But you see, life moves really – REALLY – fast. From the minute I open …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ORDINARY

Teach them to love the feel of a hug. Teach them to spot the sadness of a friend. Teach them to understand the power of …

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10 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW

10 THINGS EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW 1. We love you, whether we are hormonal or needy, shouty or weepy, whether we want affection or can’t …

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IN DANGER? NEED HELP BUT CAN’T SPEAK? THIS IS WHAT TO DO…

This is very important ladies, so please share it around. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you found yourself in an unthinkable …

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TOP QUOTES FOR YOUR FEMALE TRIBE

So as we all know it’s international Women’s day today and the worldwide web is awash with motivational and inspiring quotes! Here are my favourites …

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But Beautifully This Time, With Light…

It’s not about what’s on you Be that your skin,Your hair,Your body parts.All of that stuff is merely on YOU. You, are your soul.You, are …

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If You Have Ever Lost Someone To Suicide…

If you have ever lost someone to suicide, you will know what it’s like to feel guilt…Guilt that you didn’t see more.Guilt that you didn’t …

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You Were Just In Too Much Pain

You were just in too much pain to keep on living.And I’m sorry that I didn’t see that now.I think your soul was just too …

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Shine On…

We are living in abnormal times.Times of great change.Times of great loss.Times of chaos, unrest and struggle.I think we will look back on this year …

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And So The Earth Wept

And so the earth wept,Again.For she has wept so many times before.But this time, she wept further.Her people were in crisis and her lands,were dying.You …

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And I Am Glad Again, That I Feel Pain…

Sometimes I wish I didn’t have to feel everythingSo deeplyLike the weight of the world is mine to bear. Sometimes I wish I was one …

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What If We’re Not Just Tired…

What if we’re not just tired.What if it’s our souls that are exhausted?The kind of tired that sleep won’t remedy, that fresh air or good …

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The year 2020

Where Were You In The year 2020?

2020, the year the world stopped…2020, the year the people stayed home.2020, the year the earth took back its control, for a short while.2020, the …

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You were born without a worry, poem by Donna ashworth

YOU WERE BORN WITHOUT A WORRY

You were born not caring much,For the curves along your thighs.And it took you several yearsTo care a thing about your size. When you die, …

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Pascal Campion, an excuse to do nothing, poem Donna ashworth

You Will Look Back On This

You will look back on this my friend,And you won’t remember the boredom,Or the loneliness.You will remember the sunshine,And the way the stars looked brighter …

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It’s Not ‘All Lives’

But ‘all lives matter’,I hear the people say.But it’s not ‘all lives’.That we’re fighting for today. Would you hose down a building,Next to one that …

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Hilda, poem, self love, poem body confidence, poem ageing, poem for body acceptance

There’s A Woman In My Mirror

There’s a woman in my mirrorAnd she looks a lot like me,Though there’s lines around her eyes,And her hair is wild and free.She is plumper …

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