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Just a Minute: 5 tips to make studying easier

The thought of getting out the books and settling down for a long stint of studying can be off-putting to say the least, so much so that it deters you from starting at all. Here are some ideas that take … Continue reading

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The power of now

In an attempt to become more mindful, I’m reading The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle.  It’s made me realise how much of my time is spent letting past events affect my present well-being or playing through various scenarios that … Continue reading

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You’re not alone

I’ve had a few things on my mind recently: the kind of things that make you think you’re a bit crazy and not like anyone else so you bottle them up and keep them locked inside.  Then it gets to … Continue reading

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Playlist of my week

The daily prompt suggested that we create a playlist of five songs which represent our past week.  Here’s mine: 1.  Dance with me tonight (Olly Murs) – I’ve done a lot of dancing this week and this song is guaranteed … Continue reading

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January’s learning is nearly done

Here’s a round-up of another busy week of learning. Jan 22nd: It’s important to keep a journal because memory is unreliable.  Today I was reading what I’d written last summer and it brought back memories of things I would otherwise … Continue reading

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Another week of learning

Learning something every day seems like a difficult chore but it’s surprising easy.  It makes you more aware.  Here are some of the things I learnt last week. Jan 15th: Once you start getting up at a more reasonable hour, … Continue reading

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Five things I love about snow

It makes the familiar look different. It creates chaos and forces you to slow down and live your life in a different way. It gives you an excuse to wrap up warm, stay indoors, follow your hobbies and not feel … Continue reading

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What I learnt last week

Here are the things I learnt last week. Jan 8th: Yoga is incredibly beneficial.  It’s relaxing, calming, energising and strengthening both physically and mentally.  Out of all the exercise I do, yoga should be given priority. Jan 9th: I went … Continue reading

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50@50 review – numbers 21 to 30

Here’s my review of the next sections of my list. 21.Have a weekend break  – I have a weekend away booked for the end of this month.  I’m going down to the south coast for a line dancing weekend.  My elder daughter’s … Continue reading

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It’s time to make a ‘to don’t ‘ list

I love notebooks and in them I write my lovely To-Do lists.  I have a whole loose-leafed book full of these lists.  There are sections such as home, work, personal, projects, menus, and now one for my list of things … Continue reading

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