finding comfort when life gets hard…

inspiration for when life gets hard on the Geoffrey & Grace blog

When life gets hard, something I find to be helpful is writing my thoughts down. It sounds so simple to do, but it can be so cathartic.

More and more I find writing to be like a meditation, a chance to deeply tune into one aspect of my life. Sometimes my head can be quite full, and writing is a good way for me to order my thoughts and sift through them. If the same thing keeps bobbing to the surface even amongst the calm, if something is niggling away at me then I know it is time to address it.

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big thinking and slowing down

"What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?” W. H. Davies - What do we do when it all gets a bit too much? How do we begin to slow down... Read more on the Geoffrey & Grace blog

“What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?” W. H. Davies

I have been a bit quiet this week and have wanted to completely unplug if I am honest. I don’t know whether it’s the warmer weather or because the summer break is approaching but I am desperately craving a holiday and have a big desire to do some slowing down.

The last year has been a busy one, but I think it has particularly come to a crescendo for me lately. I can feel myself being swept along with life, and something inside is telling me I need to take a pause, and I’m feeling the need to re-evaluate things. On top of this, certain events have left me doing some ‘big thinking’… which in itself is pretty tiring – but essential if I want to live a happy and fulfilled life.

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