Dear Alcohol – a poem

Dear Alcohol… You silently crept into my life when I was so young, using your seductive powers to lure my mum Slowly but surely her time spent with you grew, till she’d not enough strength to say goodbye to you You were stuck to her side like glue when I needed her most; I felt…

Two things, two minutes – make your day!

For the longest time my first thought on waking would be one of the following: I’m tired I’m stressed My back hurts I’ve got to… I need to… I’ve got a manic day I didn’t get enough sleep I don’t want to get out of bed And then I read somewhere that our thoughts become…

From cacophony to calm

With two millennials, one teenager and an even bigger kid with a passion for all things hi-fi in the house you can probably imagine the cacophony of sounds that sometimes greets me. With music ever present, rather than attempt to fight it, I was led to thinking about how I could use it to get…

Thought for today…

Was given this on a day when everything felt out of control and overwhelming. Two weeks later, and I continue to dance in the rain. Whether in trainers, flats, heels, wellies or just bare feet, my advice is do it…the motion of movement or doing something changes everything. Try it! Neena Speding Chartered MCIPD, BSc…