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Challenges - A Week of No Complaints

My friend messaged me to say she had escaped an unpleasant encounter with an intoxicated lady at the bus stop.

This lady had approached her and begun to tell the tale of her unfortunate life thus far. From heroin addiction to alcoholism to hiding everything from her husband; she had been through it all.

I felt guilty that it took brief moments like an encounter like this for me to remember I have so much to be grateful for.

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Challenges - The Week of No Sorrys

I say sorry a lot.

Sorry for troubling you. Sorry for interrupting you. Sorry instead of hello.

I wondered this week what might change if I were to suppress that desire to apologise at every opportunity and let myself be very unapologetic about my existence.

Thus, 'A Week of No Sorrys' has been established. This week I will avoid the 's' word entirely and attempt to go about my life as usual without it.

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