It's odd how things make a mark on us in strange ways. For as long as I have been exposed to it I have deeply hated listening to people talking about football. It might have been two of my bosses, father and son, talking near my desk at the engineering company I worked for, or … Continue reading For the hate of football
Messages from a Beech tree. Sometimes we can feel like the world is telling us we take up too much space; people want us to be quieter, less emotional, less excitable. We feel like the children of history that should be seen and not heard, and sometimes we feel we shouldn't even be seen. Today … Continue reading Stand tall
Again I find I haven't blogged for a while, this midlife unravelling has left me with little concrete to say. I've been searching for things that feel true to me and not things I have picked up along the way that helped me feel like I fitted in, felt safe or look good. I can … Continue reading We’re just not all wired the same
It's been 18 months since I found that I was being made redundant from a job I loved, and man it has been a journey. My first response was deep and utter despair. How was I going to find another job? This was the end of the world. I pulled out my trusty CBT Diary app … Continue reading You can manifest what you want – but only when the universe agrees
*lightbulb moment* It's just dawned on me why I don't get on with solo meditation... it feels like forced peace. I've just come out for my lunchtime walk and I'm sat in a quiet corner in the park. I have my salad, my journal, birds singing, flowers blooming, the wind in the trees, sun shining … Continue reading Meditation – a lightbulb moment..
I am told this so many times in my life, along with "you're too sensitive" and "you worry too much". Just the other day I posted in a Facebook SAD support group about how I was feeling really low, reaching out for some support. I was upset to see people "liking" my post, especially now … Continue reading You’re over thinking this… or are you?
These few simple words speak volumes to me. There was a time, early along my path, when I ran to those who I saw as holding the light, I thought that was what you did. Somehow I believed that being in the presence of a guru, either in person or through consuming their work in … Continue reading On being the light