Why Strictly out-danced the sunflowers…

Why Strictly out-danced the sunflowers…

Did you see Strictly last night? I find those early shows wonderful and exhausting in equal measure. The bright lights, loud music and all the visual stimulation is so much to process for my brain! How about your brain? Does is cope well with such things or have you...
Is encouragement an antidote to stress?

Is encouragement an antidote to stress?

      Today is World Encouragement Day! Isn’t that a joyous ideal? How do you feel about the concept of encouragement? Have you had enough of it in your life? Have you given enough of it? Can we encourage ourselves in some wise manner?...
Five thoughts on Contented Joy!

Five thoughts on Contented Joy!

        Isn’t it wonderful to be happy, content, and joyous? It seems to be what we all seek from life. Having had the great privilege to listen to thousands of people tell me about their lives, there are several important...
Are exam results both fabulous and futile?

Are exam results both fabulous and futile?

It is exam results season for many. I think I’ve worried as much about the results of others as my own. How do you feel when you think about your experiences with exams? Perhaps more importantly can you remember your favourite teacher? Here is a grand claim: all of...
Inspiration North Podcast – Count Your Blessings

Inspiration North Podcast – Count Your Blessings

#138 Dr Rebecca Williams Dinsdale – Counting your blessings and being the blessing Dr Rebecca talks to Inspiration North about the importance of counting your blessings and being the blessing. They talk about: Helping others to see their own goodness and...