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
Delighting in a sunny winter's day
Bees are metaphors for my life as it is today.
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.
One of the practices I wanted to take on board last year was meditating. My learning took me down the path of wanting to do short meditations to help me sleep and de-stress and the sleep sounds on the Relax Melodies app were not working. I looked at apps like Headspace; Calm; Stop Breathe Think … Continue reading Nurturing a meditation practice with Insight Timer
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...
This year has been an introspective one for me. A time of re-acquainting myself with “me”. A time to be a student of my own life. Lots of time alone. I’ve done a lot of reading. A lot of personal growth courses. I’ve felt up and I’ve felt down. Recently, I decided it was time … Continue reading An exercise in re-framing the past
Looking at the need to belong to a tribe or community from a fresh perspective. I'll share some thoughts from Christiane Northrup's book which are perfect for my Thursday Thort series.
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. Why?
Have you ever read a book that you come back to again and again? "Simple Abundance: A daybook of comfort and joy" by Sarah Ban Breathnach (pronounced “Bon Brannock”) is the non-fiction book that I return to over and over again. Read about my relationship to this comforting book.