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YOUR POSITIVE PEOPLE OFTEN POP UP WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT

Sometimes your positive people pop up and appear when you least expect it... when you most need it... and they make a huge impact on improving your mental health without even realising!! Today I introduce Lee Jones, Chairman of Silhillians RUFC.I have known Lee for many years, yet I’ve never really known him, if that makes sense. More of an acquaintance, friend of a friends husband etc etc... that changed this year. Four years ago I remember being told by one of his best friends wives (who happens to be my lifelong friend), that he had been seriously injured during a rugby game, she was beyond worried about him. He was more than injured. Lee had sustained a life changing...

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POSITIVE PEOPLE WHO BRING ORDINARY MAGIC TO MY LIFE

I want to encourage you to consider who your positive people are... and where they may be hiding! They are not always immediate friends and family....So, today I am introducing another two Tool #14s in my life... who I officially met when I interviewed them on Solihull Radio... virtually... during lockdown!! Katie Washbourne (CEO & Founder) & Shel O'Connor (Director) of Ordinary Magic, a not for Profit organisation, offering mental health and wellbeing support to children and families across Solihull and surrounding areas, they go way beyond to offer family support in many forms... trying their best to reach the ‘unreachable’.Katie and I immediately bonded when I was planning the radio show with her, we could have talked for hours...

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TAKE A MOMENT TO INSPIRE & CONNECT

Absolutely LOVED chatting to the Queen of Connection Laura Moss, founder of Inspire and Connect Networking about how much My Wellness Toolbox pulled me through again last year and how this year has been one of healing (even with a helping of Covid-19). You can download the podcast via the link; https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/moments-to-inspire-and-connect-podcast/id1510810499 Enjoy 💫

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THURSDAY THOUGHT: ONE DAY CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING

One day really can change everything. Yesterday I shared that following online guidance and initial discussions with school that both the children and I would be heading back into isolation as my husband has been notified he has Covid-19. By the time I went to bed I had fully accepted this and was ready for another 2 weeks of Swifty family isolation. Although I did put it out there to the universe that I would require home schooling to be made a littler easier and could it bring more wine... looks like the universe was listening!! Following further investigation by the school in the last 24 hours, Public Health England have informed them that both children can return to school...

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