Be Your Own Best Friend

I’ve been hurt, lied to and brokenhearted. I have felt alone when I couldn’t afford to be. But at the end of the day, I had to learn to be my own best friend, because there’s going to be days when there will be no one there for me but myself.

Anonymous

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Health Care In A Civilised Society

No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.

Aneurin Bevan

Posted on the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service on 5 July,1948. The NHS began When Aneurin Bevan the UK’s then health secretary, launched the new national service at Park Hospital in Manchester (today known as Trafford General Hospital).

Please Join me in thanking the wonderful people who work within the UK’s National Health Service, by adding your personal thanks, by commenting here, sharing this post, and using the hashtag: #ThankYouNHS70. Read More

Empathy: Acknowledging Humanity

Empathy is not endorsement. Empathising with someone you profoundly disagree with does not compromise your own deeply held beliefs and endorse theirs, it means acknowledging the humanity of someone who thinks differently.

Mike Tawse

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It Gets Harder To Communicate

I think we’re still in a muddle with our language, because once you get words and a spoken language it gets harder to communicate.

Dr Jane Goodall

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The Capacity To Forgive

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.

Martin Luther King Jr

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