It is probably an understatement to say that we are all feeling a little bit fragile and vulnerable after the death of Rachel Bland from stage four Triple Negative Breast Cancer this week. The sadness goes deep into our core as we feel sympathy for her husband, young son, family and friends. Many tributes… Continue reading This Week.
Summer blogging challenge!
Summer days and living well
A reminder on how we should express our final wishes long before necessary.
We have been experiencing some glorious weather in Ireland a few weeks ago and there is a promise of more on the way in the coming week. Everything looks and feels better when the sun is shining. Everyone's mood seems to just be on a constant high. The only downside is that we are not… Continue reading A salutary reminder…
A lot of change going on.
What it is truly like to be diagnosed with cancer.
I am back a few days having spent the previous week in southern Spain. This trip was planned in the midst of our raw grief after my mother passed away. One day my father mentioned in conversation that he would like to go away for a few days perhaps to where he and Mam… Continue reading Healing hearts
The weather has been just glorious these past few days in Ireland. (Apologies to anyone still experiencing Wintry weather!). We could sit outside with a cuppa and enjoy the warmth of the sun on our faces. Oh joy! These days are rather rare in Ireland and most of us become giddy or skittish when a… Continue reading Carpe Diem
Last week on Next Steps I wrote a bit about decluttering my house and getting rid of all the material stuff we accumulate over the years. This week I started a workshop with my local cancer support centre and serendipitously the facilitator spoke about decluttering our minds! It is called a Louise Hay Workshop. I must admit… Continue reading Still Learning