The Meaning and Purpose of Life

The Meaning and Purpose of Life

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. A quote by Pablo Picasso. I recently saw this quote on a Linked In article. It really struck a chord with me. Having purpose and meaning in our lives, no matter what circumstances we...
Living and Dying Well with Uncertainty

Living and Dying Well with Uncertainty

I recently contributed to the End of Life Partnership conference entitled ‘Living and Dying with Uncertainty’. It was an inspirational event with each speaker adding their own thought provoking contribution to this challenging topic. My particular input...
A Sense of Identity

A Sense of Identity

When we find ourselves in the role of caring for a loved one with a life limiting illness, we may lose touch with our own identity. It can feel natural to put our loved one’s needs at the centre of everything we do. We might be supporting them to: Wash, dress...
Moments of Meaning

Moments of Meaning

This is my first attempt at a blog. I’ve heard say that as we age, we regret the things we haven’t done, rather than the things we have done in our lives. I’m putting this into practice. I’ve decided to write a book (Moments of Meaning: Living Life whilst Facing...