Maintaining Good Relationships: Lessons from Blackberries
What does blackberry picking have to do with maintaining good relationships? At this time of year, blackberries are an irresistible temptation to me. I cannot help but pick them, so I always keep a plastic bag in my jacket pocket. Going for a walk is much more exciting and fulfilling when you come back with a…Read More
ABC of Ways to Cheer Yourself Up
Feeling down in the dumps after your holiday? Or depressed that you didn’t get away? If you are working and most people aren’t it’s easy to feel miserable. Everyone else seems to be off, regular routines are disrupted, and nothing seems quite right. Credit cards are maxed out, we feel sluggish and things seem a…Read More
What are you missing by keeping your eyes on your phone?
What are you missing? Going to a new place is much less worrying now that one has maps on the phone. But the other day, I learned a lesson about what you can miss if you focus on the phone instead of what’s around you… I was going to a course in Birmingham, and staying…Read More