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...From Chaos in Kent, to Life As-Pland

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Life As-pland

A helping hand.

From Chaos in Kent
....to Life As-Pland

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Taking care of myself doesn't me first, it means me too - motivational quote
Quotivation

Self care: Me too not Me First,

Self care isn’t about making you the number one priority and ignoring the needs of everyone around you. Self care means “me too”.

If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first
Quotivation

Eat the ugly Frog first

If we eat the frog, (ie get that awful job done out of the way), then the rest of the day has got to be a breeze but what if you have more than one frog item on your list?

Hello!

I'm Debs, and you've found
my little corner of the internet

I am a happily married mum of three. Our house is home to myself, my husband, three children and a huge variety of special educational needs and disabilities (ranging from severe visual impairment to autism, from speech and communication issues to dyspraxia and from osteoarthritis to vertigo) and it's also home to one very very nutty dog.

Life is never ever dull!

I hope you enjoy reading my posts, please
feel free to leave your comments and thoughts.

Debs x

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Teen Calm Box
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Review – Teen Calm Box

The aim of Teen Calm is to help young adults develop a routine that builds self-regulation skills so they can cope with those annoying doubts and insecurities

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Getting organisedQuotivation

To Do List, Planning and Scheduling

“a plan Is what, a schedule is when. It takes both to get things done” Pubilius Syrus Lists Are you a list writer? Do you have lists everywhere? Or maybe even lists organised in one lovely book – yes I’m talking about you – or maybe you have amazing mind maps that you’ve spent hours …

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Quotivation

Incomplete Compassion

Compassion – a strong feeling of sympathy and sadness for the suffering or bad luck of others and a wish to help them” Cambridge English Dictionary Everyone, with the exception of perhaps some psychopaths, has the ability to feel compassion towards others. Studies have shown that some psychopaths have the ability to feel compassion but …

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To do two things at once is to do neither
Quotivation

Focus, focus, focus

If you are anything like me, you are possibly involved in several projects. Maybe you’re not involved in lots of projects, but you are trying to juggle work, home, me-time, keeping fit, being a mum/dad, and somehow trying to find time to write that book or redecorate that room. or learn a new skill I …

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The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first
Quotivation

Failure, then success

Fear of Failure Why are we so afraid of failure? Failure means different things to different people; due to our upbringing, beliefs, values and obviously the standards we set for ourselves. Failure for one person may not be a failure for someone else. First of all, you need to really be clear about what failure …

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Start where you are, use what you have
Quotivation

Do what you can

Start where you are Do you put things off because you are thinking of the end result too much and it seems so far away? Want to run a marathon? Want to lose a few stone? Want to start a podcast? Want to change career? You know what you have to do, don’t you? Start! …

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Self care allows you to give the world the best of you, instead of what's left of you
Quotivation

Give the world the best of You

Self Care – Not a priority, sorry! How often do you put you first? How often do you do something that is just for your benefit and no one else’s? How often do you make time for yourself, to have a pamper, go for a run, meditate, write, read, watch a movie, paint, crochet, go …

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Are you busy being busy?
Quotivation

Are you busy being busy?

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all “ Peter F Drucker Come on, be honest, how often do you put off doing something you really need to do and then focus on doing something that doesn’t really need doing at all? Maybe you can spend hours …

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3 weeks ago

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4 weeks ago

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One very sad dog. One person in the family who has loved having everyone home for lockdown. He’s cried as they went to school and has now sat himself on the sofa looking totally dejected.
He’s such a pack animal, never happier than when his pack are all with him. Going to be a chaotic moment when they start arriving back this afternoon.
#dogsofinsta #lockdownblues #saddog
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One very sad dog. One person in the family who has loved having everyone home for lockdown.  He’s cried as they went to school and has now sat himself on the sofa looking totally dejected. 
He’s such a pack animal, never happier than when his pack are all with him. Going to be a chaotic moment when they start arriving back this afternoon. 
#dogsofinsta #lockdownblues #saddog

Comment on Facebook One very sad dog. ...

Yours are returning today? Here in Essex it won’t be until next week. Yes I agree. All those months looking after the pack. I always feel for family dogs.

4 weeks ago

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Accountability challenge.
If you have plans for the month ahead but need some accountability or ideas on planning, scheduling, etc then please head over to the site and sign up for our free helpful download and challenge

The sign up is on the site

lifeas-pland.com/accountability-onethingadaysignup/

Let’s do this. #accountability #septemberchallenge #onethingaday #motivation #productivity
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Accountability challenge.
If you have plans for the month ahead but need some accountability or ideas on planning, scheduling, etc then please head over to the site and sign up for our free helpful download and challenge

The sign up is on the site 

https://lifeas-pland.com/accountability-onethingadaysignup/

Let’s do this.  #accountability #septemberchallenge #onethingaday #motivation #productivity

4 weeks ago

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Pure joy as he finishes his Le Mans car super ride
Caterham next
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Pure joy as he finishes his Le Mans car super ride
Caterham next

Comment on Facebook Pure joy as he ...

Looked great Kane ❤️

Love this photo xx

That looks great Kane

Fabulous ❤

Lovely picture xx

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4 weeks ago

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I love listening to podcasts and getting inspired.
I have a new project coming this week so watch this space as I’ll be sharing everything over next the next two days

#motivation #productivity #wecandoit #nevertoolatetostart
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I love listening to podcasts and getting inspired. 
I have a new project coming this week so watch this space as I’ll be sharing everything over next the next two days 

#motivation #productivity #wecandoit #nevertoolatetostart

1 month ago

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1 month ago

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Sometimes you meet people on social media and you’re fairly sure you’d get on well in real life.
Today, me and my crew got to meet the very attractive @sally_laker_ and her youngest for the first time, despite being friends for more than 7 years on FB.

It was a very windy, socially distanced get together but what a joy to meet someone and realise that what you see on social media is what you get in real life.

We’re already planning our next get together (without children) and I’ve smiled all day (well, except when we left and had to hike up a very steep slope - my legs don’t like steep slopes)!

Hope your Tuesday was as much fun as mine
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Sometimes you meet people on social media and you’re fairly sure you’d get on well in real life.  
Today, me and my crew got to meet the very attractive @sally_laker_  and her youngest for the first time, despite being friends for more than 7 years on FB. 

It was a very windy, socially distanced get together but what a joy to meet someone and realise that what you see on social media is what you get in real life.

We’re already planning our next get together (without children) and I’ve smiled all day (well, except when we left and had to hike up a very steep slope - my legs don’t like steep slopes)!

Hope your Tuesday was as much fun as mine

Comment on Facebook Sometimes you meet ...

Lovely pic. Hope that phone got back home safe sally.

Looking good Deb xx

1 month ago

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I have a passion for stationery. A visit to Staples or Paperchase makes me a happy lady. I also have a passion for journalling. Perfect match! #stationeryaddict #journalling #whyijournal ow.ly/EbjN30r6e8T ... See MoreSee Less

I have a passion for stationery. A visit to Staples or Paperchase makes me a happy lady.  I also have a passion for journalling. Perfect match! #stationeryaddict #journalling #whyijournal http://ow.ly/EbjN30r6e8T

1 month ago

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I have often escaped in a good crime thriller- this was based on the premise that no matter how bad things got in my life, at least I wasn't being hunted by a serial killer ow.ly/xeZa30r6e8S ... See MoreSee Less

I have often escaped in a good crime thriller- this was based on the premise that no matter how bad things got in my life, at least I wasnt being hunted by a serial killer http://ow.ly/xeZa30r6e8S

Comment on Facebook I have often escaped...

Mine is WW 2 romantic fiction just become completely absorbed whilst getting a hit of another fav history 💕😊x

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  • Review - Teen Calm BoxReview – Teen Calm Box by Debs Aspland Wednesday, 17th June 2020 The aim of Teen Calm is to help young adults develop a routine that builds self-regulation skills so they can cope with those annoying doubts and insecurities (63)
  • Visualising SuccessVisualising Success by Debs Aspland Monday, 19th February 2018 When I first heard about Vision Boards (aka Dream boards), I thought “oh that’s nice but I don’t have magazines and glue sticks lying around and I have no intention of buying them”. I moved on. (53)
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  • The Happy DiaryThe Happy Diary by Debs Aspland Monday, 25th September 2017 It only takes 5 days and is not a diary you complete every evening, forever.  You just do this for 5 days and then when you need a boost, you do it again. (51)
  • Baker Small (BS), what were you thinking?Baker Small (BS), what were you thinking? by Debs Aspland Sunday, 12th June 2016 This company were not just celebrating a win, they were laughing at the parents who had lost.  Somehow, the child at the centre of this didn't appear to be even considered.   (48)

Most Popular Posts

  • Review – Teen Calm BoxReview - Teen Calm Box Wednesday, 17th June 2020 The aim of Teen Calm is to help young adults develop a routine that builds self-regulation skills so they can cope with those annoying doubts and insecurities (63)
  • Visualising SuccessVisualising Success Monday, 19th February 2018 When I first heard about Vision Boards (aka Dream boards), I thought “oh that’s nice but I don’t have magazines and glue sticks lying around and I have no intention of buying them”. I moved on. (53)
  • Me, My Notebook and IMe, My Notebook and I Friday, 9th October 2015 Making the bullet journal wok for me. Me, my notebook and I. (52)
  • The Happy DiaryThe Happy Diary Monday, 25th September 2017 It only takes 5 days and is not a diary you complete every evening, forever.  You just do this for 5 days and then when you need a boost, you do it again. (51)
  • Baker Small (BS), what were you thinking?Baker Small (BS), what were you thinking? Sunday, 12th June 2016 This company were not just celebrating a win, they were laughing at the parents who had lost.  Somehow, the child at the centre of this didn't appear to be even considered.   (48)
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