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
I am realising more and more that the way to allow your best life to come into being is to let go of all expectations and accept you and your life for exactly where you are right now. Not only to accept, but to really celebrate it. Find the goodness there. Then you can… Read More Monday Sunshine
This card was a little treat in our goodie bags at Mel Wells’ self-love event in Shrewsbury last night. It couldn’t have been more timely or perfectly worded for me. I am at a point in my life where there are so many choices to consider that it has become very confusing and overwhelming to try to decipher which is… Read More Monday Sunshine
I met Danielle in Auckland earlier this year when she asked me if I wanted to join her and her friends on a hike up Mt Eden. I was quickly drawn in by how warm and friendly she is, and was massively impressed by her love for running marathons, fitness, hiking and exploring – a personal journey that… Read More An interview with the T-Rex Runner, Danielle Cemprola.
Arriving in Queensland, Australia to visit my family a couple of weeks ago, I had the unexpected treat of attending a talk by Taryn Brumfitt, founder of the Body Image Movement. Although she is a well-known campaigner, writer and speaker, I had not heard of Taryn Brumfitt before that night, though I ended… Read More Body Love
This book provoked a lot of reflection in me, not least because I was reading it whilst also on my own soulful adventure. It covers Liz Gilbert’s journey to heal her emotional pain and depression, discovering new and wonderful things about herself, finding friendships and love in the process, as she spends a year living and travelling around… Read More Book Review: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Brigid: most popularly known as St Brigid of Kildare, a patron saint of Ireland, though many believe the saint is a Christianisation of the goddess Brigid, a member of the Tuatha De Danaan. As they share many attributes and similarities in their stories, and the same sacred day (February 1st), it seems obvious to me that there… Read More Brigid
I’m sitting in the sunny garden of the Auckland hostel where I am staying. It is a beautiful day – hot, yet peaceful. A few other travellers chat softly in the garden, which backs onto Western Park with its lovely expanse of trees and greenery. I’m contemplating my next moves: decisions which have caused me more… Read More Lots of sunshine and no rules!
Ivy League student, entrepreneur, author, girl power advocate and a beauty with brains. This 20 year old woman is already creating waves in the world of female empowerment. She is an inspiration to me, and I am so excited to share her words with you. Take note, world – watch as this star rises! Haley… Read More An Interview With Haley Hoffman Smith
So, it is a new year. I haven’t set any specific resolutions. Rather, I have decided that this year I will continue to focus my energies on getting to know myself, being fully authentic, and living from the heart. More and more, I am unlearning old thought patterns and re-learning to follow my heart. She… Read More It’s your heart.