26 Wise Lessons- From a Woman Who has Learnt them All

It was an overcast but humid morning as I sat on the beach, looking out into the vast, never-ending ocean. It’s my place for thinking and reflection. And today, I was reflecting on my life- the highs the lows. The peaks and troughs. The blessings and the lessons. Here’s my little box of big wisdom.Continue reading “26 Wise Lessons- From a Woman Who has Learnt them All”

The Importance of Listening to Your Emotions

I’ve mentioned many times the “body keeps the score”, and the reason I say this is because it’s reality. When we avoid, bury and distract ourselves from our emotions, we are only delaying the inevitable. Pain, sadness, trauma, grief- they all stay within us and attach to every cell, if we don’t address our emotionsContinue reading “The Importance of Listening to Your Emotions”

Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life

A few years ago I stumbled across an article and I remember at the time it hit me hard, as it really resonated with what I was living at the time. I reflect upon it now and it still has such meaning and holds such truth, and I would like to share it with you.Continue reading “Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life”

Comfort Zones are the Biggest Killer of a Passionate Life

“The hardest thing to do, is leaving your comfort zone. But you have to let go of the life you are familiar with and take the risk to live the life you dream about” – T. Arigo I used to live in comfort zones. The safety, the familiarity, the bubble that you know. The life youContinue reading “Comfort Zones are the Biggest Killer of a Passionate Life”

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”

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”