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MSO and Harry Potter and thoughts on being yourself

MSO and Harry Potter and thoughts on being yourself

For the longest time I was ashamed of who I was. High school wasn’t fun for me. Don’t get me wrong I had an amazing group of friends, who even 11 years after High School finished are still some of my closest friends. I just felt out of place. I was smart but had curly hair that frizzed and glasses. I was awkward and unsure and just painfully shy. I used to count to 8 before I have an answer…

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Ten Best Sewing Books for the Absolute Novice

Ten Best Sewing Books for the Absolute Novice

As mentioned as I’m slowly teaching myself to sew as part of My New Year resolutions, aka operation-defeat-Neg-by-increasing-self-esteem-by-finishing-things. While my health has taken, a recent downturn meaning my motivation to work on new skill is at times non-existent so I thought I would share my favourite beginner sewing books. Learning sewing has been something I’ve wanted to do for year and after may slow starts and mistake these are the 10 sewing books I’m loving and now own as a…

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18 Things to remember when everything is awful and you are suicidal

18 Things to remember when everything is awful and you are suicidal

These are things I’ve worked out over many years of truing and painful experience. I hope they help you, and if you don’t I truly hope you find something that will.   You are going through something (depressive period, or anxiety episode or a Monday). It doesn’t matter what you are suffering from, and after many years experience the best way to honour this and your self is to take time and let it happen to you; you can’t run…

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