He helped me come into the world — I’m helping him to leave

I sit beside his bed, watching, waiting.

I’m his firstborn, only daughter. Our bond, unshakeable, immense, complex. “No-one loves me as much as you, Dad”. “Yes…that's true”.

He says I was difficult at times. I would stand up and shake the bars of my cot until I received his attention…

Some things to remember when you’re feeling terrified of failure

I recently had a conversation with my 21-year-old daughter.

She’s a 2nd-year student studying animation. It’s tough. Much more technical than she anticipated and being a perfectionist, she struggles with not receiving top marks.

Her dream is to be involved in the film industry and a degree in animation is…

What Relentless Toothache Is Teaching Me About Pain

I need a root canal. Badly.

For the past six months, I’ve been favouring one of my bottom left molars. Intense searing pain drills into my brain if anything hot or cold touches it. Or if I inadvertently chew on it.

It throbs at night. ALL night.

I’m existing on…

Lee Kelly

Speaker, Writer, Coach, Massage Therapist, Creator of joyful life moments. www.leekellycoaching.nz

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