Author Archives: jaynefranks

Learning to Drive – a leap of faith

“That’s my girl”… although she wouldn’t thank me for describing her as such. Not now that she is 17 years old and obviously wanting to move on, which is one of the reasons her petite frame is now sitting in … Continue reading

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Angels – beautiful and radient beings or not?

Being dyslexia has it’s challenges. Which is why I’m asking myself which is the right spelling – Angle or Angel?  It’s so frustrating not being able to tap into, like those I’d like to be more like can, an unconscious … Continue reading

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How I Found Inspiration to Strive and Thrive

Have you wondered where inspiration comes from? Is inspiration just a name for thoughts that we chose to listen to above the rest? Do we like to be inspired ‘cause it makes us feel more rather than less? Are these … Continue reading

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Needy

Who doesn’t want to think themselves as being special in some way? Ok maybe ‘special’ isn’t quite the right word for you here so perhaps to  be noticed, admired, loved, needed and /or valued would be better suggestions. We all … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be myself and be and feel ‘good enough’ doing it?

Is it possible to be myself and be and feel ‘good enough’ doing it? We could all make a list of the things we thought we needed that would make us happy or feel better?  Writing a book was on … Continue reading

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“Where there’s a will there’s a way”

http://www.flickr.com/photos/50964738@N07/6035067207/in/photolist-aciidT-gv9Ryz-8pRzfT-4DQJXs-gv9b7s-8pWjW1-7mVpaw-bBuVQF-6NKuZY-6NKv1b-jYQ7Y-eVW1Z6-3RwhHv-9cUiRD-6PPetF-9ZeoJG-8h5yo7-59BkFc-6QvYJd-2SrFS-eHnc3W-8GrCj3-6veHeM-72Khbo-9JBSRd-9Jz5GX-9Jz5JV-8pTRer-63diUH-fYt2ai-87wTV5-DbKZw-fYt8h8-fYt2as-fYt1dN-fYsMed-4VoZK1-de5FdD-7RKpMK-5JRViV-6NKAFm-cp8MZA-cvi6Tu-gtX9HW-8Msbh-6PTMby-aegQUr-HSC1r-b1fJKP-7SLWB8-6PTuz9# It’s that time of year.. . it’s New Years Eve and here I am sitting in the still blurr that has crept in after the Christmas activity; just thinking, reflecting and contemplating. Thoughts are arising. Maybe you are feeling … Continue reading

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Bored ?… how to get a life

Bored?  Feeling weary and restless? If so we have something in common. Come on now, got the time?… come and share an idle moment with me. Not sure about you, but I arrived  at boredom having been  affected by ‘Writers … Continue reading

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“THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU !! …but getting what you want most certainly is.

Wanting to be successful… being good at what you do… is that something you want? Of course it is. And ‘Hand it to me on a plate” would be the perfect solution wouldn’t it just? Sorry: ‘no can do’. Worse … Continue reading

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“It’s been a long long time?”

They say ‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder’. But does it really? I’ve been away… floated… drifted…  I’m aware that for those 100 followers who have hung in there… waiting patiently… there has been nothing new to read for quite … Continue reading

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No one can hurt me without my permission

‘No one can hurt me without my permission’ is a quote from Mahatma Gandhi. It’s an insight that can help to shift perspective; to stop feeling hurt when working round problems, difficulties and conflicts. Now keeping this quote of Gandhi’s  in … Continue reading

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