Muchness

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Forgiving someone who hurt you

When you hurt someone and humble yourself to say sorry and ask for forgiveness, you want everything to go back to the way it was. If they forgive you, then … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 4 Comments

The right decision feels right.

The right decision feels right. There’s a moment in the first Harry Potter book where Harry finds the wand most suited to him. It’s captured wonderfully in the movie and you can … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why won’t the past stay in the past?

Sometimes new events carry echoes of the past. We may think we’ve moved on, broken up, left behind our former hurts and laid them long to rest, but the past … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

The secret to success in life

What does it mean to be a successful person? I read an article the other day that discussed how much can be gained from staying off Facebook for a week. … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

This is what most people are like

We all want to feel like our choices are valid, every bit as much as the choices by which most people’s lives are defined. We want to know that we are not alone.

March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do independent women need men?

Sisters are doing it for themselves. Men need to feel needed. It’s a conundrum for which nobody seems to have an acceptable answer. This isn’t a feminist versus chauvinist argument. … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Boiling Frog

The image of emotional abuse is a woman looking distressed and a man looking angry. The MO seems pretty straightforward. He starts off as a loving and attentive partner and … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Who gets to be happy, anyway?

We’re all looking for happiness. Pursuing it. Hoping that one day, we’ll find it by the sea or in a book.

October 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Walking with elephants

We all know about the elephant in the room. It’s that huge, looming thing no-one wants to talk about for fear of upsetting the status quo. Sometimes, there are elephants that follow you around. Your own, personal elephant that you refused to mention to yourself, because if you turn around and acknowledge it, everything has to change.

October 11, 2015 · 3 Comments
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