Chilling Corner in July

I think routine is one of the most important habits we can cultivate. It’s a familiar pattern we can follow in times of stress. I could manage a few days in the desert if I had a few books, well, maybe that is a bit ambitious. I do love it though and by sharing I […]

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Brain and body getting Physical – Wendy Suzuki and Olivia Newton-John

This came my way last week and though most of us already know the content to be true, I thought it would be interesting to share it. We know exercise is good for us, but it is fascinating to see the reaction happening in the brain. Wendy Suzuki does a great job approaching physical work […]

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Happiness, productivity, and approaches to life

One of the lesson I think to be learned out of this new normal is the importance of doing. Every day we are regaled with amazing stories of people who are finding new ways to do things. Interestingly enough some will most likely continue this new way. Adversity has a strange way of bringing the […]

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Chilling Corner in June

Autumn is doing a great job of chasing Summer away and if I were anywhere but the tropics I would be starting to think about warmer clothes instead of looking longingly at things I probably won’t wear unless I go on holidays, and that isn’t going to happen any time soon. Reading however is another […]

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The biggest mistake we can make is repeating the past

I hate that this is true, not just for me but for many others. There is no doubt that we are affected by what happens around us – we think it, may say it but what do we do to change things? I don’t know about anyone else but I don’t think I do enough. […]

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Chilling Corner in May

So many good books and so little time. Read more or write? This is my constant battle. The presentation of a story and the effort to make it different within the chosen genre, is a challenge. The author is also responsible for making the book entertaining, and  thought-provoking. All this must be accomplished with the […]

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One day, One dream…

Thinking Editing is the bane of every writer’s existence. I just finished a good post in IngramSpark, and it did my head in. I’m not blaming the article; it was a good article and I will most likely do a post on it later this year. But, for me, it was a reminder of how […]

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