I recently went on an amazing art retreat in rural Devon in the UK. The grounding premise for the art retreat was "attention" - the art of attention to be precise. I had no idea what to expect. I went with the intention of being aware and curious, "Attentional Aperture" (see this post for more about … Continue reading Paying Attention to Attention
Thursday 28th March 2019, England, Day 54 This quote came up on one of Colette Baron-Reid's Spirit Animal cards. The message was that maintaining integrity and inner equilibrium whilst adapting to life's changes are crucial so as not to get lost. "Adapting isn't about losing yourself. It is about learning how to dance with others." … Continue reading Transitions: Dancing with others
Unanticipated sleep problems! Really???!
I've realised over the 3 weeks that I have been back here that it is so easy to get "seduced" back into the norm by society's conditioning, by my inner critic and to get knocked off track by the pace of daily life and other peoples' opinions. No! No! No! I will not be seduced!
Bees are metaphors for my life as it is today.
Week One of my new big adventure. Settling into my space
Leaving tribes and re-joining another. Part of my Transitions series
Transitions: my gradual key shedding metaphorically represents my dwindling responsibilities as I tie up life here
South Africa: 18th January 2019 Siri fees Lucy the horse and she uses her left hoof to tip the plastic bowl over. She prefers to eat her feed of the dusty ground rather than out the bowl. She has been whinnying in grief most of the night. Yesterday, her companion, Gypsy drifted off to horse … Continue reading Transitions: Experiencing Africa as Africa
Today is a Transition Day The first of many Welcome to a new Transitions series that is all about my major life move back to the UK.