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UK children to practice mindfulness in schools in a bid to tackle mental health problems

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing one’s awareness to the present moment There is some evidence that mindfulness may be…

The haunted house on our street

Like many children growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, our childhood was all about the outdoors I often talk…

The key to successful freelance writing: being diverse or finding your niche?

Diverse or niche, which is the best way for a freelance writer to go? I went to a marketing lecture…

Book review – Baby X, by Rebecca Ann Smith

Baby X is a clever debut by Rebecca Ann Smith that asks so many questions about the ethics of modern…

Lessons society could learn from a children’s animation film

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We watched a film called Zootropolis last weekend.   The animals live together in a…

How can positive parental attitudes impact on your children?

Why is it whenever I encounter someone with an inspiring attitude, nine times out of ten that person has suffered,…

Writing, reading and finding inspiration in my new space

There’s been no post from me this year about new year’s resolutions. I don’t tend to do them anymore. This…

Embracing the Christmas spirit this year

As Christmas approaches, I haven’t seen or heard much stressing about having so much to do and so little time….