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Creators, We Need to Talk About Diversity in Stock Photography

The Good News If you create and share creative content on the internet, chances are that at some point you’ve used free stock photography sites to find that perfect picture to accompany your creation. I use them a… Read More

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

Positive News Stories From This Week #6

Hello again, everyone – and a very Happy Mother’s Day to those reading this in the States right now. Today I’m back with a fresh end-of-week news round-up, ready to shine a spotlight on some of the many… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 4, 2020

Good morning, everyone. Monday Mindfulness is back after a brief pause. You know what? It’s good to pause now and then. It’s good to break routine, do what some might consider ‘nothing’ for a bit, and simply appreciate… Read More

Positive News Stories From This Week #5

Hello, lovely people. My end-of-week news round-up is back after a short pause, ready to highlight some of the many positive things still happening around the world during these strange times. Here’s hoping this latest edition finds you… Read More

Practicing Gratitude in the Blogosphere

Admit it. At least once since creating your site and first hitting that ‘publish’ button you’ve found yourself thinking something along the lines of, ‘100 followers – that’s lovely. But I sure do wish I had 1,000! (Or… Read More

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Better Tonight

Friends, I am tired. And if your sleep patterns have been anything like mine during these strange times, then you’re likely a bit tired too. But that ends tonight. You see, I know exactly what I should be… Read More

The 2.6 Challenge: Supporting UK Charities in Need

This Sunday – April 26th – would have been the 40th running of the London Marathon, one of the world’s biggest one-day charity fundraising events. In 2019, race participants raised more than £65 million for the charities of… Read More