Category: JOURNAL

JOURNAL

October Journal Prompts

“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!”― Humbert Wolfe   Ah October! Do you love it? I love the magic of the month, the energy as the season changes, the darker mornings and evenings, the falling leaves, the colours, and the...

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Feeling the load

Lately, I’ve been feeling the load – the overwhelm of all that parenting brings, especially as a single parent. Getting kids ready for Uni/College/Groups, figuring out who needs to be where and when, who needs dinner at what time. Juggling work and children. Home ed. Kids at college. Bills. Money {or lack of}. Meals. Housework....

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Small pockets of time

Breathe. Sometimes I need to remind myself to stop for a minute and just breathe. Days can get overwhelming, and as we rush from one task to the next, we forget to slow down and allow ourselves a moment or two. For those with kids in school, it’s back to the old routine this week....

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Creating my own reality

With space comes clarity. Time away from the hustle and bustle, away from the noise and other people’s opinions gives you room to breathe, space to think space to grow back into you. I’ve walked away from all that isn’t essential right now, avoiding places, people, situations, events, etc that aren’t in my best interest....

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Second Chances

Do you believe in second chances? What about third or fourth or tenth chances? Do you forgive yourself for the mistakes you have made? Do you allow yourself the grace to grow and learn from all of your experiences? In life, I think that second {or more} chances come in the form of finding ourselves...

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Weekly musings

I’ve sat staring at an empty page for a long time. No words coming to me. My mind has been shrouded in fog the last few days, motivation has been lacking and my mood is low. The ups and down seem more pronounced right now. Trying to be kind to myself and to not put...

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The Happy List #4

It’s a Friday that doesn’t feel like a Friday – a Bank Holiday has thrown me off! I’m sat listening to the rain pouring down, thankful I grabbed my laundry just in time and chuckling at the chickens hiding under the trampoline. We’ve been enjoying the {mosty} better weather and longer nights, getting in much...

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Monday Musings

I’ve spent half the day trying to work out what day it is, before remembering it is only the beginning of the week! We had such a good weekend I’m feeling fulfilled and inspired. We spent Saturday afternoon/evening with friends, built a trampoline, ate lots of food, drank some cider, sat outdoors until it got...

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