Meditation Techniques to Calm the Anxious Mind

Have you ever found it hard to motivate yourself to do something, you know is good for you, only to eventually do it and feel amazing? That’s what meditation was first like for me. There would always be a reason I didn’t do it! Too busy; too stressed; not enough time; lack of focus. AllContinue reading “Meditation Techniques to Calm the Anxious Mind”

Three Years Ago, I jumped without a safety net

Three years ago exactly to this day, I packed up my stuff, and left the only life I had ever known. It was a huge decision, which did not come without pain, fear, uncertainty and loss. It meant really hard conversations. It meant hurting someone I loved and cared about. It meant a new realityContinue reading “Three Years Ago, I jumped without a safety net”

Would I Change Anything?

If I knew then, what I know now Would I have chosen a different path? If I knew then, what I know now Would I sit in a different aftermath? If I could go back in time and change things Would it be, a different outcome? If I could go back in time and changeContinue reading “Would I Change Anything?”

Knowing When It’s Time To Let Go- because sometimes it’s the right thing to do

“One form of loving is when you just want the best for someone, whether that includes you or not.” ~ Unknown When we love someone, our attachment to them is huge. Being in love and feeling someone’s love in return is as intoxicating as a warm summer day on a secluded exotic beach. I haveContinue reading “Knowing When It’s Time To Let Go- because sometimes it’s the right thing to do”

A Year in Review

Has this past year just flown by? Or is it just me?! Wow what a year it has been. A kaleidoscope of emotions. Monumental growth off the back of significant life changes, that just kept changing. Sometimes I reflect and I feel a wave of emotions, for where I was, where I am and whereContinue reading “A Year in Review”

How do you define courage?

What good are my wings, if I lack the courage to fly? The dictionary definition of courage is the ability to do something that frightens one-bravery. And strength in the face of pain and grief. I’ve never thought of myself as particularly courageous and some people I deemed as courageous- have shown themselves as notContinue reading “How do you define courage?”

Our Internal Seasons

Do you ever ponder the ebb and flow of life? We transition with the planets cycles. We follow rhythms, that ebb and flow, the phases of the moon, the changing of the seasons. Rhythms pulsate through our lives at many different levels. Our energies and bodies pulsate with our own unique circadian rhythms, as natureContinue reading “Our Internal Seasons”

Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions

I was asked to write a piece on rug sweeping and lies. The lies people tell themselves and others. The avoidance of the truth that happens when there is shame, fear and pain. Rug sweeping happens when we don’t want to deal with the reality of a situation. Maybe we fear hurting someone we careContinue reading “Lies, Rug-Sweeping and Denial- The Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms of Negative Emotions”

My Way of Being

Madonna had it right all those years ago when she sang “we live in a material world”. So many people are focused on chasing riches, wealth, bigger homes, better cars and other material items. They do this in the hope of happiness but often when they get there they realise they still have voids. ChasingContinue reading “My Way of Being”