5 Tips To Help You Enjoy The Stay-At-Home Blues

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Many are struggling with Stay-At-Home Blues, and are finding it hard to stay positive during this enforced Covid19 Lockdown.

I work from home and have had a few years packed with many activities at home – work, hobbies as well as running my home. Often these past years, just getting out of the house has been an effort for me. So, while this lockdown meant I had to restructure my daily routine because my husband and I are both at home, the stay-at-home part has not been all that bad for me.

We took some days to figure out our work spaces, so that both of us can work without disurbance, and it’s been quite nice.

So, here  5 tips that will help you enjoy the Stay-At-Home Blues :

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A Full Circle

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It has to be a full circle to show you your face,

A mirror that reveals that hidden, dark place.

The good that rings true, plus the faults that you hide,

Life will take you on it’s roller coaster ride.

It has to be a full circle because you have to pay,

The piper you called out in your hour of disgrace. Continue reading A Full Circle

Teach them

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A poem about forgiveness and a skill that is needed to form long-lasting relationships amid human failings.

Forgive and forget, that’s what they say,

So you can be a fool for them on yet another day. Continue reading Teach them

Light A Fire That Burns Up Hate

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Lets light a fire that burns up hate

Let it burn strong before it’s too late.

Hold onto change even if it’s small,

Keep the flame burning high – it might someday help us all. Continue reading Light A Fire That Burns Up Hate

A Wonderful Woman

She’s a wonderful woman – that’s all I can say,

Let’s us make our mistakes and find our own way.

No protests when we make our housework easy,

With routines and ideas that would drive her crazy.

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Stand up and fight for what is right

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With words  imperfect, but a heart that’s alright.

Be the flame that sheds light – alive and strong,

When society wants a display of money, or when you see something wrong. Continue reading Stand up and fight for what is right

Can we stop and just listen?

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Can we stop and just listen to what they say?

‘Cos the wheel will keep turning until every dog has it’s day.

Can we withhold judgement even when we don’t agree?

Even when their ideas make us want to shout and scream? Continue reading Can we stop and just listen?

The musings of a Roaming Catholic

Do you believe in God but shun religion?

Feel that faith strong and quiet will shine out from within?

Jai Shree Ram or Praise The Lord,

Or Allah Hu Akbar, to me there’s just one God.

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A Learn-Something-New Challenge

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Can you learn something new every day?

Or open your mind to a different way.

Or spend just 5 minutes during each week,

Trying something different from hobbies you usually seek? Continue reading A Learn-Something-New Challenge

Can we call out the woman who is filled with hate?

Can we call out that woman – the one who hates,

Who won’t support her sister until it’s too late.

Who gives support to the man who does women harm,

Even though she knows he’s the one in the wrong.

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Make hay when the sun shines bright

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We must make hay when the sun shines bright,

Let our dreams change hue in the silver of the night.

We must take a turn when the path is blocked,

And explore the lanes we usually do not. Continue reading Make hay when the sun shines bright

Dear India, Please pray.

Please pray for our leaders to walk in the light,

Whether they do on their own, or because they’re forced to – either is alright.

Pray for us all, that we can be the pressure,

That we hold on to our values, and let honesty be our measure. Continue reading Dear India, Please pray.

Because I know that success will follow

A letter to the piano student who fears failure and therefore just won’t try.

 


Dear Student, I’m asking you to make an effort.

I’m not asking you to succeed, but to just go through the motions to start with.

Because I know that success will follow.

Because I know, that someday you’ll move on and be independent in learning music. Continue reading Because I know that success will follow

The colours

A poem about rainbows, and about holding onto dreams.

 

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I am the colours that come from the light,

The colours that change so that dreams can take flight.

The colours that are calm and the ones that are not.

That change each season, that stay the same for no reason.

 

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The temple inside

We take it with us wherever we go,

That temple inside that helps us connect with our soul.
We don’t really need fancy buildings to worship,
Or an outwardly show of this private relationship. Continue reading The temple inside

The breeze that knocked me over

You’re the breeze that knocked me over,

And I’m lying on the floor.

I struggle to rise, clinging to hope.

I’m in a better place now, but still struggle to cope. Continue reading The breeze that knocked me over

That wonderful feeling

That wonderful feeling that you don’t know enough.

It’s what keeps you wanting to study and learn.
To strive to always be better today than you were yesterday.

That feeling that you never fit in.

Because you don’t live by rules imposed by the outside.
You’ve got an internal compass of your own and you’ve learned it’s wise to trust it.
And be comfortable with who you are. Continue reading That wonderful feeling

This gift

You taught me to believe.

To have faith and to talk to a higher power everyday.

First thing in the morning, and at night before I went off to sleep.

 

To think about the reasons to be grateful and to say thank you out loud.

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