I have never used a planner, but am so excited to begin 2021 with my copy of the Brave Sis Journey Journal! It's the perfect organisational tool to set goals this year and map step by step how to achieve them. What sets it apart from other planners, is that it highlights the achievements of… Continue reading Have You Discovered the 2021 Brave Sis Journey-Journal?
Happy New Year! True to my word, I'm posting for the second day in a row, in an effort to blog more frequently this year. Some days I might only share a photograph or a few paragraphs. I don't have any big blogging goals or even New Year's Resolutions. I just want to keep writing… Continue reading Day One
Anyone else feeling on edge? My anxiety dreams leading up to the election were pretty intense. Last night I stayed up most of the night watching CNN. When I finally went to bed after Trump declared victory, I felt depressed and despondent. Thankfully I woke up to better news. At this moment Biden has 253… Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Election Knitting
July has given us some semblance of normality. At first I was hesitant to socialize with others, but I think it's important to keep living life and not let fear overwhelm us. My family continues to follow government guidelines and practice good sense so I trust that is enough to keep us safe. Over recent… Continue reading Emerging
It might seem a strange time to replace my car, since travel restrictions may soon be in place as Ireland prepares for a potential lockdown, but my car has been in the garage for several months, and I need another seven seater. My mechanic made clear that it's more expensive to fix my old car… Continue reading One Lonely Shopper in a Deserted City
Are you prepared? Rumours have circulated all week, but the first case was confirmed in our small town yesterday. Yes, this is another post about the dreaded C word. It's on everyone's mind so there's no point pretending it isn't. Ireland still has relatively low numbers compared to other countries, but there is already community… Continue reading Covid-19 Comes to County Cork
How have you transitioned into the new decade? A friend recently sent me a message saying, "Hope the New Year is easing you in gently." It's a lovely sentiment. In reality I've found a big gap between where I'd like to be and where I actually am. Ease sounds appealing, although that's not what I'm… Continue reading Reboot Required
At the beginning of last year, one of my intentions was to face fears and thereby increase my comfort zone. On cue, the universe provided me with an opportunity. My response? Absolute panic! I wanted to run for the hills and tried thinking of ways to avoid the situation. Instead I gave myself some time… Continue reading The Terror of Public Speaking