Are You Ready To Make A Difference?

  Your gift, your talent… If you knew beyond a doubt that there was something you could do that would make a difference to someone else’s life in a positive way, would you do it? And if there was the absolute knowledge that in changing someone else’s life you would cause a ripple effect that…

Keep On Running

We are days from the Virgin London Marathon ‎and all I can tell myself is ‘keep on running’. This will be my first marathon (hopefully not the last :)) and I have just collected my race day bag from ExCel – and managed to get ‘caught’ for two interviews! I could feel the atmosphere there building already……

The Power Of Giving

Is there any power in giving? I believe there is and I’ll share my ‘why’ with you… Whether we like it or not, we are connected and it is our connectedness that requires us to give to each other. Giving is an opportunity to look outside of our immediate selves, our day to day lives…

Random Acts Of Kindness

Each day we are presented with opportunities to perform random acts of kindness but sometimes we get too busy with our own ‘stuff’ to see them. Fortunately last Thursday, that was not the case… Leaving home to head to my local internet cafe I decided to do the 2 miles on foot, forfeiting the luxury…

Reach Out & Touch

Reach out & Touch… this has been the most emotionally challenging period in my life. I recently lost my father; he was and remains my hero, a loving dad & grandad and a devoted husband. What a heart wrenching, mind numbing time. There have been days when my heart felt as if it was physically…

Pay It Forward

I’m not a great fan of TV… I find it too depressing, too repetitive and rarely refreshing. But one of the things that always jumps out at me are the charity adverts (yes, it’s true, adverts are more engaging than most of the programmes!) The images, whilst often bleak and heart wrenching, do two things;…

Compassion

Compassion, in my words, is the desire to help another by understanding or empathising with their pain, their thoughts or feelings. The emotional motivation to do more for others, to be more of who we are. We are connected and through that connection, we have the power to help, support, love, give, listen, share and…