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the endless to do list.....

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We all have one, it goes on and on and never gets finished. It takes over our lives and makes us feel that we are not achieving anything. We have been brought up to feel like we have to finish these lists or we are not a success. I know a woman who even crosses things off her list and writes them on a new piece of paper just so she can throw the old one away and feel like she finished it.

How about trying the idea that we don't need to finish the list. Life is not about trying to prove ourselves to anyone by completing the overlong list...

Far too many of us also torture ourselves by keeping the list mentally adding to it bit by bit until we cannot even remember where it started! So instead of keeping the list in your head go and write it down.

Now look at your list and be honest with yourself. What do you actually need to do. First cross out the things that have been on the list for more than one month. Then cross out what you are only doing to please other people and not yourse…

You can never have too many shoes!

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In a world where body shape changes so fast, and believe me I know all about it. I have been through 4 pregnancies, 2 courses of medication that caused super fast weight gain and one that caused the reverse one thing remains fairly constant (at least once we finish growing) - the size of our feet.  While my waist may have fluctuated from a size 8 to a size 16 and back again my feet remained at their happy size 7. So while I scoured the charity shops and bargain rails for clothes and my wardrobe was varying from flouncy frocks to hide the baby bulge to tailored suits to show off the curvy bits then into skinnies and t's. my shoe collection continued to grow as I never felt bad about buying a new pair of shoes as my feet were always happy.

So next time you look in the mirror and don't like what you see look down and remember how beautiful the bottom of your legs always look in a funky pair of shoes.

Check out these beauties - I couldn't resist them because of the name 'T…