(But) or and…

Its usual to hear the word ‘but’ used to join together two sentences or two thoughts; “It was good but…” “I’m really struggling but I should look at the positives.” It’s used to connect contrasting ideas and the the intention is often to recognise both positive and negative aspects, to be aware of different perspectives.Continue reading “(But) or and…”

Tell them: When you see something beautiful.

Words stick. Negative ones are especially sticky. It can feel strange to tell someone when you notice something beautiful about them and it can be unusual to hear, but it lasts and can make the world of difference. One moment that has stayed with me was from an evening last winter when leaving the localContinue reading “Tell them: When you see something beautiful.”