Love. Romance. I’m definitely not an expert in either, and I have definitely spent far too much of my life hiding behind idealism and romantic fantasy. It could never be as good as it is in my head so why bother, right? Wrong! I am choosey, but not in a shallow way. I only want… Read More Love. Romance. What’s it all about?
Releasing attachment to the outcome is a concept that, for a while, I found it difficult to wrap my mind around. How can you be focused and motivated about your goals or your desires and not be attached to the result? How can you practice visualisation and manifestation and not want the exact thing you… Read More Letting Go of the Outcome
I went to a riveting panel discussion recently regarding our relationship with Nature. We’re not talking about gardens here, or pleasure walks at the local National Trust: we’re talking about wild, non-cultivated, unencumbered, there-might-be-a-bear-in-the-woods Nature. One of the speakers, Nina Lyon, made a comment about our inability to get truly lost in our home country… Read More The Importance of Getting Lost
Be completely honest and non-judgemental when reflecting this weekend. We often make choices or create habits that don’t help us to reach inner peace. This is OK – it’s all about learning. Look at what you need to do, and then ask yourself how you can make any changes, let things go, or implement new… Read More Weekend Journaling
So, as those of you who have been following me for a while know, I spent the first part of this year travelling around New Zealand. What a FANTASTIC way to kick the year off with new experiences, adventures, new friends, new levels of confidence and a deeper understanding of myself. But, as we are… Read More Adjusting to life back in an office!
If you’ve been watching The Handmaid’s Tale – the dramatization of Margaret Atwood’s iconic novel of the same name – I am sure you will feel this statement as powerfully as I do. I would like to stand on the edge of a mountain and scream it as loudly and proudly as my lungs could muster (there’s… Read More Monday Sunshine – A Woman’s Place
What is done with love is done well. – Van Gogh This July I am introducing The Look For Love Challenge! For this whole month I want you to look around you and notice how much love there is EVERYWHERE! From a graffitied heart on the street or the word “love” scratched into a tree,… Read More The Look For Love Challenge
Here are my six suggestions for some sizzlin’ summer reading, whether you are catching some rays on the beach, grabbing a 15 minute break from work in the park, or enjoying a relaxing evening in the garden (because being out in nature does wonders for your mood and health, so make the most of it!). … Read More Six Summer Reads
I am curious… Which book or books have you found so inspiring that they triggered profound moments of clarity, and moments of deep, honest reflection? Which books came to you just at the right time? Which books spoke to you so personally that it almost felt like the Universe was addressing you directly? Which books… Read More Books, books, books!
I first met Jen when I attended one of her seasonal gathering workshops last Autumn and was quickly won over by her kind and loving personality, her knowledge, and her gentle style of teaching (read my post about the gathering here). She has a deep passion for her aromatherapy craft, and for helping people achieve balance and… Read More An Interview With Jen Hawkins of Revive