I recently discovered the Life Interrupted Podcast with Simon Thomas. Simon is a TV presenter who lost his wife to Leukaemia back in 2017. He wrote a book about his grief and the podcast is where he interviews celebrities/notable people, who have lived through difficult times. Today I listened to the Paul McKenna episode, which… Continue reading A Life Interrupted
I had fun yesterday...I did some indoor gardening. I bought some plants for my bottle garden, but ended up with too many. So then I had to find another pot/bowl for the poor plant that didn't make the bottle. So it all worked out well in the end, and I loved getting my hands dirty.… Continue reading Green Fingers?
Living a "stoic" life involves having a morning routine/ritual (and an evening one). And within that, it's suggested you should "manage your mood'. I would never describe myself as a real moody person. I don't suffer from PMS (my husband has been very lucky over the years considering the horror stories I've heard from women… Continue reading Managing My Mood
A while back I received a copy of Ryan Holiday's The Daily Stoic (someone recommended it), and its been sat on my bedside cabinet since early last year. I wasn't too sure about it...but then a couple of days ago I picked it up. Since then I've been reading articles at The Daily Stoic and… Continue reading Stoicism
The last week has been somewhat challenging. I've been ill with a cough and cold...then on Thursday I fell down the stairs and think I broke at least one toe (its Monday today and I still can't walk properly lol)...and then somewhere amongst all that I broke a tooth (I don't even know what day… Continue reading Testing Times