When was the last time you literally laughed-out-loud as you typed "LOL" or actually loved that post from Rita your best friend’s neighbour moaning about her job? Do you take a moment to check in with yourself about how you really feel as you’re tapping and touching through your screen?
Sometimes we can walk with our eyes closed, asleep, unaware, ignorant to the beauty or even unpleasantness around. Each of us with muscles taking action, working without us even having to think.
I only managed to sit in my bath for 10 minutes this evening. I was fidgety, annoyed and panicking about uncertain plans for tomorrow. But 10 minutes is all that was needed to calm me down and help me realise I was perhaps being a little silly. Today has literally been a brilliant day. A … Continue reading Riding the waves
Today I celebrated moving forward and expressed gratitude for the blessings the first part of this year has brought with it. As the second half of the year begins with the arrival of the Summer Solstice I welcome it with open arms full of courage, self belief and strength. There have been and will be … Continue reading Celebrating the summer solstice
My hair is oily, skin greasy, face spotty, body bloated, swollen, achy and moods temperamental. I’m sad when I should be happy, uptight when I should be relaxed and everything is annoying me. My body wants to do things to keep me occupied but my mind has other ideas - yeh you got it, I’m … Continue reading Capturing confidence
I never cry at work. It’s the one place I like to "keep-it-together", as it were, but sometimes the mask slips - and I've learnt that, that’s ok. I didn’t want to cry at work today, but if I didn’t, it felt as though something would burst inside of me, and I wanted to regain … Continue reading I didn’t want to cry at work today
As the beginning of my 31st year, or my 30th birthday edged ever closer, I began to spend more and more of my days weighing up whether celebrating it was actually necessary. I’ve never been a huge fan of birthdays - something I actually addressed toward the back end of last year as part of … Continue reading The path I discovered from my fear of the unknown
It’s been just over 9 months since I decided to consider others and not just myself. Think of sustainability, compassion and health - and adopt a vegan diet. When I put it like that, for me it really was a simple choice - be kind, or be cruel. Cruel to animals, cruel to future inhabitants … Continue reading Intention, not perfection