Find Your Magic Chair

November 19, 2013 by  
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It is my pleasure to welcome Julia Dolowicz to The Calm Space today! More about Julia below. The background of this muse mantra oracle card When I started secondary school, I became known to Mrs Capek. She began teaching me from about the age of 14, but she also had a pastoral role within our […]

A Celebration of Being Alive!

October 29, 2013 by  
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Five and a half years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. With one word, my whole life changed. Every day, month and year since then has been a celebration of being alive – of being given a second chance. Sometimes I forget. Sometimes I wake up in the morning feeling fearful, when I’m not […]

The Call of the Wild (21st Century Style)

October 4, 2013 by  
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I am honoured to share the beginning of LaVonne Ellis’ journey today. More about LaVonne below. You probably get out more than I do. (It wouldn’t take much—I’m quite the hermit.) But do you, really? When was the last time you spent a day without hearing the sound of traffic in the background, or looked […]

Is it Easy?

August 20, 2013 by  
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Why is it that some people seem to be able to do things with such ease while some of us struggle with the same task or issue? Are they really doing it all with ease or does it just seem that way from the outside? Does ease come naturally to some people or situations? I […]

What If Life Were Meant to be Easy?

August 14, 2013 by  
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It is an honour to welcome our guest contributor Julia Barnickle today. More about Julia below. This question has been on my mind since it came up in conversation a few months ago. “What would it be like if Life were easy, instead of being a struggle?” We seem to have bought in to the […]

Give your feet some ease, please!

August 9, 2013 by  
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Day after day you walk hundreds, hopefully thousands, of steps. You probably don’t think much about your feet until they hurt – that ache in your heel when you first get out of bed in the morning, the pain in the ball of your foot after an evening spent in heels, the throb of the […]

Lightening the Load

July 31, 2013 by  
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It is a joy to welcome Maree Crosbie back to The Calm Space! More about Maree below. I have recently made some very big changes in my life and these changes have significantly lightened my load. I also have a new awareness and appreciation for different aspects of my life. I left a stressful and […]

Hope, I’m Full Of It

April 22, 2013 by  
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Please welcome back guest writer Monique Brierley today. More about Monique below… It’s the day after my first born, Scott, now 25, has moved out of home into a flat on his own, and my heart is full of hope. Hope that he finds peace of mind in what will be a fairly uninterrupted environment. […]

When Courage Fails

March 27, 2013 by  
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We are very excited to welcome back to our pages, lovely guest contributor, Martine Brennan. More about Martine below… There are many reasons why courage fails. The time is not right. We are not ready. Maybe, the choice is not right for us. But all too often, Courage fails because we are listening to Everybody. […]


March 25, 2013 by  
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“This poem was written by my dear friend Margaret Gauld, sadly she lives with an unpleasant degenerative illness. Margaret recently had a poem published in the Seniors newspaper. She is well loved and an inspiration to us all.” – Maree Crosbie Hope Pain spirals Through the days Seconds are bricks Minutes slabs And hours concrete […]

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