Dear Diary,

I don’t know how NOT to talk about politics right now.

I don’t know how anyone can be talking or thinking about anything else.

It is completely overwhelming me. Every time I start to write something, create something or say something I feel like it is not important or worthwhile because there are so many more pressing things going on in the world right now.

I think it’s essential to be up to date with politics and active where possible. But sometimes you have to step back and look at your life on a smaller scale; make small changes that will have a ripple effect.

I’m so lucky to be able to offer some comfort, distraction and happiness to people on an every day basis with the universal antidote that is music. And I can’t express how much comfort that brings me in return. I’ve said this before, but it becomes truer and more poignant by the day; people really are kind.

Everyone can make small changes to make the world better. Don’t forget to:

– Smile at everyone
– Drink good coffee
– Give everyone the benefit of the doubt
– Tip well
– Compliment people more
– Slow down
– Stop to enjoy small things
– Read good books
– Read real books (not those kindle devils)
– Stroke all the dogs
– Be patient
– Be grateful
– Be kind

With every interaction there is an opportunity to be kind. Let’s all do our best to take those opportunities with both hands.

Lots of love,

Be the change you want to see in the world – Ghandi


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