Tag Archives: Christmas

A positive Christmas message

This isn’t the way I expected to be spending my Christmas. I have been lying on the sofa for the best part of four days now feeling rough, coughing and varying between hot and cold. I either have a bad … Continue reading

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Green-eyed monster

For a lot of people today appears to have been the last working day before Christmas or even for 2016. I have lost count of the number of people that have announced to the world that this is the start … Continue reading

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Alone in a crowd

A study came out today that said almost a fifth of people in the North West are ‘always’ or ‘often’ lonely. (http://www.itv.com/news/granada/2016-12-08/our-loneliness-epidemic/) I was not surprised by this statistic because modern life has brought many challenges with it. There are … Continue reading

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A special Christmas message

A friend of mine was questioning whether in the modern world of social media and instant connection we really needed to keep the tradition of sending Christmas cards. I can see the logic. We are able to connect with each … Continue reading

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Christmas countdown

We are just a week away from the start of Advent and the real countdown to Christmas. Today I started to do some serious Christmas shopping although I was doing it once again from my home using my computer rather … Continue reading

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Ho, ho, ho or no, no, no

I feel I have to write this blog. Today I noticed not one, not two but at least three homes that were fully decorated for Christmas. They had lights in the window, lights in the garden outside and a Christmas … Continue reading

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Making my heart sing

Today was day two of my weekend and my quest to get control of my mood. I have spent the whole day once again avoiding the subject of work in a bid to increase my resilience for the week ahead. … Continue reading

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