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”

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”

New Year, New Me… or can I just be ‘me’?

1st Jan 2021. Happy New Year. I usually feel awkward wishing people a happy new year, especially after what has globally been such a difficult and traumatic time for many. I usually start the year feeling anxious for numerous reasons and I put that feeling aside because I don’t want to overshadow an opportunity forContinue reading “New Year, New Me… or can I just be ‘me’?”

‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly…

What does this time of year mean for you? Does it give you a warm, fuzzy feeling? Fill you with happy memories of Christmases with loved ones, handing out presents around the tree, being with family and eating lots of food, watching the Queen’s speech and having an afternoon nap then looking forward to anContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly…”

Lessons & Healing

One of the kindest things we can do for someone who has opened up to us and talked about how they are doing is to let them discuss and acknowledge their feelings. To hold space for someone without imparting our own experiences on to them and trying to tell them what they should do. PeopleContinue reading “Lessons & Healing”

Exercise, Wellbeing and Me

I used to be strong and fit. I say used to because at one stage my social life was going to the gym twice a day, six days a week. Over the last couple of years I have barely done any exercise. I used to exercise a lot because it was so important in helpingContinue reading “Exercise, Wellbeing and Me”

Lessons to my Twenty Something Self

Hindsight can be a wonderful thing. I was recently involved in a conversation about what advice would you give to your younger self, in particular to people in their 20s. This question has lingered with me for some reason so I thought I would expand on some of the lessons I wish had known atContinue reading “Lessons to my Twenty Something Self”

Penny for your thoughts

I’m an over thinker. I have been told this numerous times and I am aware of it and yet I can’t stop over thinking or worrying. I have been speaking a lot lately about self suffering as part of my healing process, how my thoughts lead me back to the past too much, which ofContinue reading “Penny for your thoughts”

It’s good to talk. Opening Pandora’s Box

“It’s ok not to be ok” This is the headline that is often used to break the stigma of mental health. It’s a simple and powerful statement, however for those who do have mental health issues (of which there are 200+ known diagnosed conditions) we know there are many complex layers that sit within this.Continue reading “It’s good to talk. Opening Pandora’s Box”