What matters?

Yesterday I finished a month long writing workshop called Unmute yourself – your story matters led by the incomparable Ann Randolph. Each weekday for four weeks we met as a group to meditate and then write based on a prompt/s that Ann offered. I’ll be honest – I started the month with a bad caseContinue reading “What matters?”

Sanctuary

I don’t remember when I first started loving nature. I guess that’s because I always have. There wasn’t a before. There wasn’t an epiphany moment. There wasn’t a eureka. It’s just always been.  The natural world is my sanctuary. Whether a beach with waves crashing by my side, a rainforest constant cacophony of sound, theContinue reading “Sanctuary”

Limiting beliefs

Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve already decided what the outcome is going to be before you’ve even tried to make it anything else? Those glass half empty moments that seem to happen over and over again? I know I do. I have them regularly. They’re known as your limiting beliefs. ThisContinue reading “Limiting beliefs”

Wisdom from the Bard

It is believed that on this day in 1564 William Shakespeare was born in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. I say believed as there are records confirming the date of his baptism (26th April 1564) but not of his actual birth. It is though known that it was on this day, 23rd April 1616 Shakespeare passedContinue reading “Wisdom from the Bard”

Recalibrating

Yesterday was meant to be a day of celebration and, whilst it started that way, something in the universe conspired against it ending that way too. It left me feeling low, upset and angry. As a result today I took some time out to recalibrate myself. I had already planned to visit one of myContinue reading “Recalibrating”

Change

There’s a saying that goes something like without change there’d be no butterflies. The idea of change is difficult for many to take – and I get that. When you feel comfortable and content with the status quo why would you welcome any change? Writing this in March in Great Britain – we’re in theContinue reading “Change”