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
Food for your thoughts at this sacred time of year: Have a great week, everyone! Xoxo Picture from Pinterest here
Today I went to a ‘seasonal gathering’ workshop in celebration of autumn and the festival of Samhain (Halloween). It was so lovely to experience a gathering of women in a small group, and to discuss living in alignment with the seasons, and what this time of year is all about. We talked about the different festivals… Read More Seasonal gathering, women together
I read an article in The Guardian this weekend that said the number of young women with mental health issues in England has risen quite dramatically over the last few years. This includes PTSD, stress, anxiety and self-harm (read the article here). And it made me really sad to think that so many people –… Read More Monday Sunshine
Women amaze me. I have had the privilege of growing up in a family of strong women, being friends with amazing women, and working alongside a group of powerful women. And now, thanks to the online communities formed through blogging and social media, I am inspired by women around the globe all the time too. As… Read More Sisterhood
With the massive political focus in Britain due to the EU Referendum, I have been thinking about the systems that we have created and ‘imposed’ upon ourselves: time, money, government… So much of our lives and identities are dictated and driven by these man-made systems, but what are they really? The map of the world… Read More We are all Earthlings, right?
I am really excited to announce that Lucy Sheridan and Jo Westwood, authors of #HigherSelfie (Hay House), have included a piece of my writing in the launch of their new online platform. Check it out here: #NOFILTER NECESSARY: MEDITATIVE NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALEXANDRA PAYNE I am very proud to be a part of this new… Read More #HigherSelfie & Me!
We are stewards and guardians of this planet. As humans we have great power, creativity and potential. Whatever we direct our energies towards, we bring about. As a race, we have already achieved incredible things. Not even the sky is our limit. Imagine what we could do if the majority of people directed their thoughts and intentions towards peace!… Read More Peace starts with me
Something about Glastonbury makes my heart sing. The mystical energies around the Tor, and the unabashed acceptance of all that is magical, weird and wonderful, makes it an incredibly liberating place. Here, the imagination is given free reign and belief in what is normally considered impossible is shared boldly. … Read More Glastonbury Weekend