The lies I tell myself…that I fully intend to continue telling myself in 2020

Jodi Picoult, in Vanishing Acts, said, “You can fool yourself, you know. You'd think it's impossible, but it turns out it's the easiest thing of all.” This is my New Year's Resolution for 2020, because “there's that horrible-beautiful moment, that bitter-sweet impasse where you know that somebody is bullshitting you but they're doing it with …

Women’s Voices: We Have Something To Say

Here in the deepest rural south of France, a small group of writing women have decided that they have got something on their minds. If you thought that here in the sun-blessed south of France, we sit around on sun loungers next to the pool, sip some vintage rosé and read the latest blockbusters the …

Two Surprisingly Easy Ways To Manage Stress

For those stressful days when you cannot think of anything that could possibly make you feel grateful I have recently applied to become a writer for a Medium publication called A Few Words. The publication is called A Few Words because each post is limited to 500 words or less. Most of my posts are …

How to keep a Gratitude Journal consistently, even if you gave up many times before

Three days ago, I decided to create an e-Course. Clearly, I have too much time on my hands, despite rushing around with a virtual hosepipe, desperately trying to put out the pre-publication fires springing up left right and centre as I prepare for the publication of my latest book “Embrace Change in 10 minutes a …