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“This life is more than just a read through”

I spent three and a half months in South America in 2003. I travelled south from Rio to the tip of Argentina at Ushuaia, then back up the other side through Bolivia and Peru to Quito in Ecuador.
this life is more than just a read through Rosalyn Clare life coach
One of the best quarter years of my life. We saw glaciers, icebergs, rainforest, beach, waterfalls, fjords, tropical parrots, llamas and Incan ruins. Ate guinea pig and drank mojitos.

And one of the songs I heard repeatedly over that time had the above line.

“This life is more than just a read through” – quote from Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Continue reading

Bringing Cuba into my everyday life!

girl in Trinidad Coming back from Cuba has been like landing in some kind of parallel grey universe. Is the UK always this grim? Does anyone ever smile? Why did I ever take that flight home?

Or is it just that I miss the warmth and vibrancy of Cuba, the rainforest, lush green landscape and sandy beaches. Do I long for late nights of rum cocktails and salsa? Continue reading

thankfulness – an update

Well, I’ve been diligently thanking God for three things a day… and it’s good. sunflowerI’m noticing extra moments, what I might call ‘yellow shiny happy moments’, in my life.

Apparently there is science behind all of this. The Guardian Weekend magazine this week (3-3-07) had an article by Oliver Burkeman decrying ‘the hedonic treadmill’. And also

‘people who keep regular ‘gratitude journals’ report fewer physical symptoms, more alertness, enthusiasm, Continue reading