Twinkle was just a cat, but such a little star

Twinkle the cat with flowers
Twinkle the cat with flowers
Image: Author’s own — with permission from my daughter, Lily


Never mind love — our very survival is in the balance

Image: Author’s own


How I rushed into a love scene — but was it just an act?

Graffiti heart with eyes looking quite sad plus figure 52 in corner — black and white
Graffiti heart with eyes looking quite sad plus figure 52 in corner — black and white
Image: Author’s own

It must be a sign.


How is your attitude of gratitude?


Warm-Up writing (or speaking) exercise if you’re considering a jailbreak from the corporate world or any other soul-destroying job.

Photo by Julienne Erika Alviar on Unsplash

Planning an escape from your joy-sucking, spirit-crushing job? Here’s a model to adapt as you like.

Subject: Resignation
Reference: Staff Number 12345

Here you may pause for a second, but no longer than a second. Take a deep breath.

Now, stop thinking. Just let your fingers fly back and forth across the keyboard as if it were a scorching hot piano (or your pen flit across the page as if you had a flight to catch and a life to live ).


PARENTING

Put your big-person pants on and be a parent to be proud of

Playdate disaster


POETRY

Those Beach Boys were on to something

Smiling child in sparkling sea ready to splash
Smiling child in sparkling sea ready to splash
Image: Author’s own, ‘Good Vibes’


When it gets personal

Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash


My first Reiki session wasn’t what I expected

Photo by Julien Tondu on Unsplash

A partner with chronic illness

Holistic vision of how to live well

Eilidh Horder

Just picking up pebbles and gazing out to sea. Turn down the white noise and find your own song! www.eilidhhorder.com

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