Kindness is not a choice…but beware

For me being kind is not a choice, not something I have to work hard at, not something I think twice about... it comes from deep within my soul.  But I pity those who assume this makes me an easy target, vulnerable to their petty games and badly hidden jealousy, for I have insightful eyes and… Continue reading Kindness is not a choice…but beware

Why writing is my soul mate…

Words... I love words, love to read them, write them and discover them. We use them to illustrate our lives; they are the carriers of meaning, how we convey our understanding of the world around us and connect with others.  How we use them often defines who we are; powerful and sometimes misunderstood, often deliberately… Continue reading Why writing is my soul mate…

Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

I have always loved reading quotes and often go to them when I am feeling a little low and in need of inspiration.  Here are some written by me...I find it extremely therapeutic and my go to stress buster.Mine are written from my life experiences and being a Leukaemia survivor, Mum, wife, friend and obsessive… Continue reading Words & Life Quotes to Inspire … #amwriting

A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Am I survivor or a fighter... or am I both? So this is something I have given a lot of thought to and since writing this post I've realised that, after everything I've been through, I am a 'Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor'. In the cancer community some class themselves as survivors and some… Continue reading A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Behind a Writer’s Eyes

Written to express how it feels for me most of the time as I am constantly composing quotes, blog posts, the book I dream of publishing and much more!  I seem to be bombarded by inspiration every waking moment which leads to a very confused mind as I don't know where to start. So I… Continue reading Behind a Writer’s Eyes

Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer

As many cancer fighters, survivors and people fighting other life threatening illnesses will know some comments, phrases or misguided efforts at making you feel better actually have the opposite effect.   And while they are meant in the best possible way they often leave you feeling even more isolated and upset.  Mainly because it means that… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer