Spirituality | The healthy discomfort of not having a clue

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“Can I tell you something about swimming lessons?” I told Kitty last night, “The thing is, it doesn’t matter how you do. It doesn’t matter how quickly you get across to the other side or how well you get the hang of each stroke. Because lessons are about learning – that’s the point of them – and if you could already swim, you wouldn’t need teaching.”

I’m not sure she was listening, but because she was keen to get back to what she was doing, she made the right noises to make me go away again. Continue reading

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Simplicity | Making friends with food

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Listen, I’m just going to be really frank with this one. I know it’s a super-sensitive area and I know it’s a tricky one to tread into, but I’m just going to tell you my story and explain how I eat now.

Because, let’s be honest, does any woman have a truly good relationship with food? Nah, thought not.

But I have found a way of eating that works for me; and it’s nice to have one less thing to worry about, you know?
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