Dementia – Living Grief

Everyone carries memories of their parents from when they were children. There are favourite memories and not so favourite ones, and there will come a time when those memories will be cherished whether they were good or bad. Our experiences with, and memories of our parents, will continue to mould us over the years intoContinue reading “Dementia – Living Grief”

Grief – It’s so hard to say goodbye

Grief is the purest sign of love. It’s a culmination of the memories, moments & time we spent with those we cherished. We never have enough time with those we love. If only we could have had one more day, one more week, one more month and even better, one more year to let themContinue reading “Grief – It’s so hard to say goodbye”

Growing into our power

It was my birthday this week. I am blessed and grateful to see another day, another year, especially during a time of worldwide collective grief as the pandemic continues. Despite the difficulties of the last eighteen months where I have been actively healing myself and learning from some very difficult lessons, I have finally beenContinue reading “Growing into our power”

I am not a virus or a China Doll.

My heart is heavy at the continuing rise in hostility and violence towards South East and East Asians during the last twelve months of the Covid pandemic. The recent shooting in Atlanta has sent shockwaves through communities around the world. I am born in the UK and of Hong Kong heritage. This makes me aContinue reading “I am not a virus or a China Doll.”

Mother’s Day

Today is a weird one for me. I have always struggled to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ because I don’t have a good relationship with my mum. It was awful when I was younger, when I was kicked out at 17 I didn’t speak to my family for five years. I have tried many times toContinue reading “Mother’s Day”

Inner Child Healing

I have been in a reflective mood recently. I had hit a brick wall and I was in a funk, recent events have jolted me out of this and I realise how much more healing work I have ahead of me. I’m now ready to continue my journey. We all have an inner child. ForContinue reading “Inner Child Healing”

Let me rest my weary soul

I’m tired. Tired of the world. Tired of myself. Normally I’m an optimistic, sunny side up type of person but it’s been hard to keep this up when it feels like the world is falling apart and so many people are also struggling. There is so much death, injustice, corruption, greed, pain and loss goingContinue reading “Let me rest my weary soul”

Why am I here?

Every once in a while I get really tearful and lose my motivation to do anything. I could easily sit on the sofa in my PJs staring into space for hours on end. I comfort eat my feelings in the hope that I will derive some kind of dopamine response but even that still leavesContinue reading “Why am I here?”