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Mental Wealth card inspired by InspireFest

Mental Wealth card inspired by InspireFest

We talk about needing to remove the stigma of mental illness so surely acknowledging mental illness as a form of illness would be a valuable first step

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Ta-Da: introducing lots of new trustwordie cards

Ta-Da: introducing lots of new trustwordie cards

I've been neglecting my duties as a wannabe greeting card magnate. I went to ground after Valentine's day because I bored myself so much with my own marketing that I can't imagine how tiresome it was for you. Don't worry, I haven't been lying around in idle contemplation [all the time]. Since then, I've finished a course and built a new website on Art Writing; one of my plays got longlisted for an award and shortlisted for a festival but didn't make the cut; I attended a summer school in Northern Ireland; I swam like a maniac for four months competing in open water races...

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trustwordie's "tongue-in-cheek" Valentine cards featured in Irish Times magazine

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trustwordie's "tongue-in-cheek" Valentine cards featured in Irish Times magazine

So happy to make the 'We Love..' page of today's Irish Times Magazine. I've included a photo of the article but have included the text too to make it easier to read. Modern Love We’re all for love, but at this time of year it can get a little irritatingly pink. No matter how great your passion, hearts and flowers aren’t for everyone, and what if you just want to tell someone, in the most non-committal way possible, that you might, ever so slightly care? Fear not, as there are some Irish brands who deal with the day in a...

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Alternative Declarations of Love

Alternative Declarations of Love

Some of us find it hard to articulate our feelings. Actions do speak louder than words but sometimes your loved ones need to hear how you feel. Serenading windows, making rose petal paths, reciting love sonnets and such are not for everyone. Sometimes plain language works best like in this 'You Make Me Want to Be a Better Man' clip from As Good as it Gets and it's pretty good.  If this clip speaks to you, then either the Public or Private Affection, for couples who are comfortable in their own skin and who don't feel the need to do Valentine's, or the Happy...

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Why are we afraid to love?

Why are we afraid to love?

The idea of declaring your romantic intentions can be terrifying, particularly when you've been friends up to this point. Here's 7 reasons we may be afraid to love and the final scene in When Harry Met Sally to encourage you to take the risk. 

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