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Monday Mindfulness ~ July 20, 2020

Today, I want to thank you. (Yes, you!) I often feel a great deal of gratitude for this kind, respectful, and supportive online community, which all of you have helped create alongside me. Whether you’ve kindly followed Cathedral… Read More

Self Check-In: A Simple Gratitude Exercize You Can Try Right Now

Hello, everyone. How are you? It’s a seemingly straightforward question we ask and get asked every day. Often though, it’s used more like a casual greeting than a proper question, as though it’s simply another way of saying:… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 29, 2020

Here in the UK, we are on a knife’s edge. Come July 4th, many of the restrictions put in place on March 23rd – the start of our nationwide lockdown – will be lifted. Following on from the… Read More

Positive News Stories From This Week #9

Hello again, all of you lovely people! As ever, I really hope that this latest end-of-week round-up of positive news stories from around the world finds you doing well. These are tough times, so please don’t forget to… Read More

Positive News Stories From This Week #8

Let’s not let too much time slip by without acknowledging some of the many good things that continue to happen around the world, even in these trying times. Every week, I search news outlets both local to me… Read More

30 Days Wild: Inspiring Random Acts of Wildness

There is a lone oak tree on a hillside not far from my home. Its many branches are twisted with age, and there’s a notch in its thick trunk where some small creature has made a nest. At… Read More

Creators, We Need to Talk About Diversity in Stock Photography

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 1, 2020

Hello, world. I don’t need to tell you that these are challenging times. As many worldwide continue to perish of COVID-19 and its many complications, we’re also bombarded daily with news stories of political malfeasance, human cruelty, and… Read More

Positive News Stories From This Week #7

Hello, everyone! After a bit of an unscheduled pause, my end-of-week round-up of some of the many positive things happening around the world right now is BACK!  First of all, thank you so very much for sticking with… Read More

The Potential and Power of Small Acts of Kindness

There are so many different ways to be kind to yourself and others, and often it only takes a moment.  This Mental Health Awareness Week, with its always pertinent theme of ‘Kindness,’ I’m reminded of a moving scene… Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, May 18th-24th

Did you know that this week is Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK?  Taking place each year during the month of May, this year’s week of mental health-centred awareness raising, de-stigmatization, fundraising, and resource sharing is… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 11, 2020

Hello, lovely people. I’m grateful as ever that you have stopped by. You’re just in time for another installment of Monday Mindfulness. This week’s thought for the moment comes from philosopher and psychologist William James. Now, I have… Read More