Tag Archives: stress

Do you care?

I wandered through into the kitchen, snuggled in my dressing gown, to boil my own kettle for my second coffee of the day… an unaccustomed luxury. I am usually at work by that time, dragged reluctantly from sleep by the … Continue reading

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A hive of activity…

I am a little preoccupied at the moment, what with the upcoming workshop, some outstanding things I need to catch up on and the fact that I’ve been hobbling around like a centenarian. My back decided to get in on … Continue reading

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Dark clouds – Iain Kelly #writephoto

One final effort and he would make it to the ridge that ran along the top of the mountain. His mind had been so clear that morning, filled with only the thought of scaling the hill. But as he had … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep Blogging Fun – from Hugh’s Views and News

Sage advice from Hugh: I’ve recently been reading some posts and messages on Facebook where people are asking for advice because blogging has got to the stage of stressing them out and/or making them feel guilty. I’ve written about this … Continue reading

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Guest author: Steve Boseley – Feel the fear and do it anyway

Have you ever been gripped by fear and anxiety?  Crippling anxiety that dictates your actions.  A sinking fear that sits in your gut, strangling your organs, trying to push your breakfast back up and out.  I’m sure we can all … Continue reading

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Traffic #midnighthaiku #writespiration

Minds like motorways Choked by persistent traffic Always under stress * Senses bombarded Thoughts jostle for position Seeking precedence * Illusory goals The destination unknown Eroding being * Life is the fuel Squandered on frantic motion Too far and too … Continue reading

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#writephoto : Waiting by Willow

Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 1st February and link back to Sue Vincent’s post  here with a pingback. Please make … Continue reading

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Let it go…

It is late. A warm bed and a cosy book await, yet I still have a lot that needs to be done. Or that’s what my mind is telling me. It has been one of those days. The day went … Continue reading

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Nourishing #midnighthaiku

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Ani the anarchist

The small dog greeted my return from the shop, grinning from amongst the cushions she had piled in the middle of the floor… a floor liberally sprinkled with the contents of her toy box and the recycling pile. One toy … Continue reading

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