Preparing for Samhain

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Some of you may be thinking I’m a little bit early, some more of you may be thinking, “what on earth is Samhain?”

I best start with answering that question. It’s a Pagan festival that happens on the 31st October and it marks the end of the harvest and beginning of Winter. You will also know it as Hallowe’en.

So now all of you are thinking I’m a little bit early. But I’m not..

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Listening is a valuable skill

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This isn’t about one thing in particular, more a variety of things with one thing in common. Not listening.

I was always taught growing up that being able to speak and make yourself heard was important, I was as painfully shy child so it was something I got told a lot in an attempt to get me talking more. Then over the years I’ve heard so many times that people need to speak up, use their voices, etc.

And this is all hugely important, but completely useless unless people also learn to listen, or we’re all shouting over one another trying to be heard.

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