Let's #DoTheWork and #ShowUp Which side will you choose?
Part Two - discovering how I've unknowingly passed on my white exceptionalism to my son
Unearthing why I don't take action towards stamping out racism so I can do something about it - part one
With my hand on my heart, I cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. I need to educate myself so that I can take a stand and use the right words to fight against systemic racism and unjustice.
I'm so excited! I recently applied to be a Weleda Wellbeing Advisor. As with so many things in my life these days, this was not planned but completely serendipitous. Before I knew it, I was having a phone interview and was accepted!
I've read how people talk about life as process too (for example Julia Cameron). It is a way of doing, not what is done ... If you know anything about me, you will know this got me thinking, do I live in process? Do I have a way of doing?
So here we are at Part Two of my story of 2018 and "getting a life". Let's continue to explore the Year 7 aspects. If you haven't read the first post, you can do so here. Analysis and reflection I have delved into my life stories. The stories I’ve been telling forever. The blame stories. … Continue reading Getting a Life 
Unbelievably, the end of the year approaches. A time when most of us come up with New Year resolutions for the year to come. A time to reflect on how 2018 has been. Whew. 2018 has been massive for me. It's hard to know where to start. I've been trying to get a life. That … Continue reading Getting a life 
I could watch hours and hours of Masterchef Australia. But that doesn't make me a better cook, let alone a MasterChef. Watching, thinking or reading about something is not enough. I learn best by doing or from my own experience. Experiential understanding...
The magazine image had called to me on a deep enough level to engage my emotions.
Writing "not real" was the physical manifestation of my emotional reaction.
The message in the "Little Miss Perfect" essay. The validation I felt.
They needed my conscious attention.