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Time heals

But does it? It’s a well worn saying and it is true that many things fade with time and that healing often takes time to be manifest. But I’m not convinced that time has any healing properties of its own. … Continue reading

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Flexi hours – writing challenge

Responses to yesterday’s post have set me thinking about,   well, not exactly communal hibernation, but ways our society could promote a better lifestyle in terms of wellbeing, health, less stress and tiredness etc. The concept is really quite simple: … Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus

I was struck by the birdsong this morning. It seems odd to call it dawn chorus so late in the day; after the commuters have wended their way to the station. But the sky was only just beginning to show … Continue reading

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Wellbeing

I was recently reading something about serotonin and levels of depression. It reminds me of the advice to dig your fingernails hard into the flesh at the base of the thumb in order to numb headaches etc. The theory being … Continue reading

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How much living to fill a life?

I was already pondering the question of whether someone who lives to ninety actually lives twice as much as someone who only lives 45 years. Do they, perhaps just take twice as long to do the same amount of living? … Continue reading

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More thoughts about time

If you’ve read many of my posts you’ll be aware that time is a subject that I keep coming back to one way and another and may have deduced that it holds quite a fascination for me. Today I keep … Continue reading

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Ribbons for Rosalie

I’m not used to writing my name and it referring to someone else, not me. But the Rosalie of this post is a little girl in Oklahoma; you can read about her here. The people of her community are tying … Continue reading

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Temper

A friend recently told me a story about an avid football fan he once knew who would leap to his feet shouting and swearing at the telly whenever he disagreed with the referee. Nothing particularly unusual about that, perhaps, but … Continue reading

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