How a howling dog became one of my role models

A few weeks ago, I blogged about us connecting with that needy, desperate, vulnerable part of ourselves. This week, I’m amping up the message of self compassion, inspired by Ginger the wonderdog… ARE you being needy and desperate or do you simply need people who appreciate you? I drafted this…

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What Might Help You Speak Up for Yourself More?

Did you read about Emilia Clarke’s early film set experiences in today’s Metro? While I doubt (though ‘Welcome!’ if you ARE) many Hollywood stars are reading this, we can probably all relate on some level. When you relfect back over your life so far, does an incident spring to mind…

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Why did I cry watching coverage of the Pope’s visit to Knock this morning?

I had the news on briefly this morning before my swim and found myself unexpectedly crying at the sight of children and adults at Knock Airport. I was at Knock as a kid (along with Lourdes and many other places of Catholic pilgrimage) and I imagine these people waiting for…

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