Tag Archives: love

Love and why you should love yourself first.

      Valentine’s Day is upon us and thoughts turn to love and especially the love of and for our partner.  However, I want to talk about a more important kind of love – Self-Love.  Appreciating who we are and loving the person we are. Just over a year ago I wrote a post ‘How Learning to Love Yourself… Read more »

Something to Treasure – The Last Gift from My Mum

last gift from mum

One of the writing prompts for #FridayReflections, a blogging group I belong to, was to write a post  about something in my home that has been handed down to me.  I needed to describe it, take a photo and tell the history and meaning of this item. Another option for a writing prompt was free writing so I could have… Read more »

Bringing the Romance Back – Over 50 Style

Valentine's day bring back the romance

Well Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us and the usual cards, flowers and gifts will keep retailers happy! But do we need a reason to celebrate our love? I always thought that Valentine’s Day was actually a bit of a ‘gimmick’ and it shouldn’t just be one day a year that we show our loved one how much we care…. Read more »

How Learning To Love Yourself Will Make You A Better Person

Learn to Love Yourself

Why do most women feel that we are never good enough?  If we can’t like and love ourselves how can we reach our full potential and be the best we can be? Learning to love yourself will make you a better person for not only you but your family and friends.  As the words of the famous Whitney Houston song… Read more »

Don’t leave important words unsaid

Life is short

I’ve taken this week’s #FridayReflections writing prompt to look at a photograph.  I had cause to look at some old photographs during the week and the memories came flooding back. We all make choices in our lives – some good and some not so good. When it comes down to it though, ‘Life is Short, there is no time to… Read more »

Start Each Day with a Grateful Heart

I was having my usual dilemma selecting a topic to write about when I glanced at the quote of the day on my notebook.  It suggested we “Start each day with a Grateful Heart”.  This made me stop and think – “Do I do that each day?”.   If I’m honest with myself the answer is ‘No’.  Like everyone, I get so caught… Read more »

Give Yourself a Break! Wonder Woman doesn’t exist in the real world

I was pondering what to write about this week when I came across a book in my office “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women” by Kristine Carlson.  I had been given this book a couple of years ago and had just flicked through it at the time because I was busy trying to be Wonder Woman! Oh yes we… Read more »