Being Careful About Being Me

Boundaries are, in simple terms, the recognition of personal space. Asa Don Brown Hey, Lovelies. I found myself in a social situation recently with people I did not know. Of course, one of the first things people usually ask in these circumstances is ‘What do you do?’ I’ll be honest. I’m guarded with new people. […]

The Best Thing About Unpacking Boxes

People tend to find books when they are ready for them. Neil Gaiman Hey, Lovelies. So, it’s started. The big unpacking and putting away process that will be my new writing room (I refuse to call it an office!), and the rest of our belongings that need to find a place in our new home. […]

My Sneaky Loyal Little Friend

Opening up your life to a dog who needs a home is one of the most fulfilling things you can do. Emma Kenney Hey, Lovelies. I was sitting quietly at my desk late last night, finishing up a few little things. I still get so fatigued, and I’d needed to nap during the day, and […]

Taking A Chance On Someone

Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. Michelle Obama Hey, Lovelies. I did something radical yesterday. I took a chance on someone who has already let me down. More than once. Many people would say that’s the definition of stupidity. But I feel differently. I […]

Nanna’s Easy Chocolate Cake

This is part of what makes me, ahem, an excellent houseguest: I’m game. I’m flexible. I’ll make you feel okay about eating an entire chocolate cake in one sitting because I’m right there by your side with my own fork. Jen Sincero Hey, Lovelies. Ben and some friends moved all of my big, heavy, timber […]

This Post Will Be Short Because Music

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Huxley Hey, Lovelies. I’m in one of those headspaces where I just need to sit with my thoughts. It all started with music. Actually, it all started with Adele’s new song, Easy On Me. There’s one lyric that hit me hard. I […]

What I’ll Be Doing When Australia Begins To Open Up Again

You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.  Roy T. Bennett Hey, Lovelies. I live in Queensland – a state of Australia that has had few COVID cases, and which has maintained strict border closures since the pandemic began. We’ve had a relative amount of freedom […]

What happened after I opened the book…

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. William Styron Hey, Lovelies. Has this ever happened to you? Ben brought my mail in to me at my desk late yesterday afternoon, and in a haze of distraction and fatigue I opened it, […]

You’re Right Where You Need To Be – Monday Oracle 11 October 2021

Your life requires your mindful presence in order to live it. Be here now. Akiroq Brost Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Nature’s Whispers Oracle Cards by Angela Hartfield, with artwork by Josephine Wall, for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 14 – ASSURANCE. It’s a strong […]

Some responses to yesterday’s hair post

Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame. Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection Yeah, we knew it would happen. Lots of people had an opinion about my post […]

Why I wear my hair like this right now…

The old woman was a witch shadow – hair like matted spiderwebs, hooded ’round darkness of features, eyes like glittering jewels. Frank Herbert Hey, Lovelies. So, I want to talk about hair. Ah, I’m sharing another of my great secrets now. You can tell a lot about my state of wellness by how I wear […]

Losses and Gains

Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. Yoda Hey, Lovelies. I went back to my regular yoga practice yesterday. I have a routine I do every morning, using an app to which I subscribe. Lots of floor based work to help my lower back, lots of stretching and flow poses. It’s […]

My Need For Quiet

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” Thich Nhat Hanh So, Lovelies, I am sure some of you will relate to what I am about to share. I’m a Highly Sensitive Soul. I am sure you may be one too. Because of my sensitivity, my intuitive and psychic abilities, I am able to connect deeply with people. […]

Back In The Saddle

“You need to be content with small steps. That’s all life is. Small steps that you take every day so when you look back down the road it all adds up and you know you covered some distance. It took me a long time to accept that, but it’s true. You need to have patience.” […]

Managing My Unrealistic Expectations

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.  Jonathan Lockwood Huie Hey, Lovelies. So, here I am, back at my desk. (For those of you not sure what this is about read this.) Not back at work. Not yet. Just back at my desk for a short visit, to write an update for […]

A Little Nicole Update

Bedrest means lying in bed at home, doing nothing, Nicole. Do you understand? If you have a problem with this we can bring you back to hospital. It’s your choice. My cardiologist, on realising I am not good at resting! Hey, Lovelies. This blog post is coming to to you direct from my bed, here […]

That Moment When I Gave Up And Put Myself To Bed

We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. Douglas Adams Hey, Lovelies. Yesterday was one of those days. Right in the middle of a client session, on a busy day, all the power in my office failed. Unbeknownst to me Ben had turned off an unrelated fuse in […]

About Those Dreams You Let Slide – Monday Oracle 23 August 2021

Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Ray Kroc Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette […]

We Need New Art…

A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place. Robert McKee Hey, Lovelies. It’s been a long time since I bought any art. Our little farmhouse was so small. Our city home was so established. We had […]

Random Things That Made Me Happy Yesterday

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters. Audrey Hepburn Hey, Lovelies! Happiness finds me often – even on my hard days. How about you? One thing I have learned, whatever you look for you will find, so I try my best to live from gratitude and to look […]

What I hate about writing memoir

Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s true of everybody.  Neil Gaiman Hey, Lovelies. I’m deep in what I hope will be the final edit of my memoir – the first one, anyway. The one where I find myself in […]

Thanks For All Your Beautiful Messages Of Support

If you can do nothing else, do whatever is in your power to make the people in your life feel completely unashamed of who they are. Sam Killermann Hey, Lovelies. I just wanted to thank you for the absolute avalanche of support and positive messages you have sent my way, in response to yesterday’s post. […]

I took a deep breath and changed things

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin Hey, Lovelies. I did something quite radical yesterday. Radical, but so in keeping with the energies of August, and this Lion’s Gate Portal. I set up a meeting with my team. I sat in front of […]

Shhhh….

The world is quiet here.  Lemony Snicket Hey, Lovelies. Let’s not disturb the magic of this quiet morning. Let’s sit together in companionable silence, and let our sense of each other and our friendship, and our deep listening to the quiet around us fill us up with peace. Love, and an expansive feeling of connection, […]

Loving My Heart And Letting It Rest

Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.  C.S. Lewis Hey, Lovelies. I’m still in the mop up from my first Pfizer Vaccine. Slowly, most of my symptoms are abating. I’m fatigued, […]

My Own Pfizer Post-Vax Journey – Part 1

Laughter is the only medicine without side effects. Shannon L. Alder Hey, Lovelies. I promised I’d keep you posted on how I travelled after my first Pfizer vaccination. I live with chronic illness, heart problems, thyroid issues, autoimmune stuff and late-stage lyme disease. Plus a bunch of genetic things. So, I was a little concerned […]

What I Did Yesterday

You’re never perfectly safe. No human being on Earth ever is or ever was. To live is to risk your life, your heart, everything. Rick Yancey Hey, Lovelies. So, yesterday I did something important for myself. I got my first dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine. I made the choice to get vaccinated in consultation […]

Apple Crumble Pie Recipe – Easy and Quick

Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.  Jane Austen Hey, Lovelies. I love a good pie, but pies from scratch can take hours. This recipe is a cheat’s version of an apple pie, but it’s so yummy you won’t notice. We’re in lockdown right now, so making pies seems like the […]

Beaming Out Love In The Dark

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen Hey, Lovelies. My heart is full and heavy right now. A dear friend is coming to the end of her life. Her family are precious to me too. I am […]

Getting Hard Things Done – Monday Oracle 2 August 2021

There are two fatal errors that keep great projects from coming to life: 1) Not finishing 2) Not starting Buddha Gautama Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette Baron-Reid for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is 10 – UNFINISHED SYMPHONY. This […]

Do you really need a Grand Gesture to get started?

You just have to keep on doing what you do. It’s the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.  Meryl Streep Hey, Lovelies. Is there something you really want to do? Is there a dream or a goal, a vision you hold for the future? Maybe you want […]

Easy Sweet Shortcrust Pastry Recipe For Pies

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie. David Mamet Hey, Lovelies. I am fond of a bit of procrasti-baking, and central to that is the capacity to make a quick pie. I love this foolproof pastry recipe. You whizz it up in a food processor and then rest […]

Don’t be a prisoner to the past…

One need not be a chamber to be haunted;One need not be a house;The brain has corridors surpassingMaterial place. Emily Dickinson Hey, Lovelies. Today I want to remind you not to dwell in the past. Memory is notoriously unreliable. Ask any detective or psychologist. Ten people could witness an event and each will have a […]

Brrrrr – that feels AMAZING!

If we always choose comfort we never learn the deepest CAPABILITIES of our mind or body. Wim Hof Hey, Lovelies. Yesterday we did something quite mad. And it was so good we’re gonna do it again today. Ben and I jumped into our freezing cold pool (it’s winter here but even in Summer our pool […]

Hey Sensitive Soul, Don’t Amplify Fear!

It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he’ll look for his own answers. Patrick Rothfuss Hey, Lovelies. Our Cauldrons and Cupcakes community is a group […]

The Mundane As Sacred – Monday Oracle 26 July 2021

It’s the simple things in your life that make up the bulk of it. The mundane is where we live and we end up missing most of it. We find it again in the silence and in attention of everyday life. Eric Overby Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by […]

The Door Guardian

Each of us guard a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. Stephen Covey Hey, Lovelies. I went to visit my family, but they have installed a new Gatekeeper. No, not that top picture. This one! Pretty effective, huh? That snake was very cosy, and did not want to be disturbed, […]

Nan’s Quick Thai Chicken and Potato Soup

The pull of our roots can be such a strong force, no matter how far or wide we may roam.  Lauren McDuffie Hey, Lovelies. This simple Thai flavours chicken soup is one of my favourites. The recipe was given to me many years ago by a girl I met at University. Nan was Thai, and […]

Why do you keep running away from the thing you want?

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.  ~ Henry David Thoreau Hey, Lovelies. Have you ever done that? Avoided or run away from that thing you want? It’s a simple enough question. […]

Everyone’s Asking What Our Secret Projects Are!

To keep your secret is wisdom, but to expect others to keep it is folly.  Samuel Johnson Hey, Lovelies. I’ve mentioned that my team and I are working on some secret projects right now. Of course they are a secret. How else can I surprise you once they are finished? But, so many of you […]

Making Time For Magic

Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Richie Norton Hey, Lovelies. Yesterday afternoon Ben and I played in the backyard with the dogs and hiked around our tropical jungle of a garden, here at the treehouse. By the time we finished it was later than we had realised. Bummer. I’d planned an afternoon walk on […]

Learning To Honour Yourself First – Monday Oracle 19 July 2021

You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticize yourself; is a second of […]

How to Nurture your Creativity during COVID

“Why, sometimes I believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!” The Queen, from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Hello, Lovelies. There is a winged dragon waiting at the edge of your conscious mind, and her name is Creativity.  If you climb into the jewelled saddle, and nudge her with your heels she […]

Not Blogging Today Because This!

if the ocean can calm itself, so can you. we are both salt water mixed with air  Nayyirah Waheed Hey, Lovelies! My team and I are working on some surprises for you – new projects that are just being birthed. One of the suppliers messaged me at 7pm last night, as they were going to […]

Some Thoughts On Risk, COVID and Individual Responsibility

Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon Hey, Lovelies.I’ve had many messages and emails since my post about Sophie, a colleague who recently passed away from COVID. Missed it? You can catch up here.I’ve also had my share of unfollows, […]

Stop Telling Yourself You’re A Failure

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. Maya Angelou Hey, Lovely. I have something important to ask you today. I want […]

Vale, Sophie.

Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. Jonathan Harnisch Hey, Lovelies. Last week I had a zoom call with a friend, Irene, who is helping me with some analytics and marketing. As we talked, she raised the idea of me finding a web dev (web developer) […]

Getting Your Timing Right – Monday Oracle 12 July 2021

The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely. Alexandra Elle Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Wisdom Of The Oracle cards by Colette Baron-Reid for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is […]

Inviting Stillness…

When I dance, I dance, when I sleep, I sleep; yes, and when I walk in a beautiful orchard , if my thoughts drift too far off matters for some part of the time, for some other part I led them back again to the walk, the orchard, the sweetness of this solitude, to myself. […]

Do You Need To Step Away And Take A Break?

Is there a place you can go to break away for a little while? If you haven’t yet built your tree house, it’s never too late to start.  Gina Greenlee Hey, Lovelies. I just want to check in with you. You doing okay? One of my favourite coping mechanisms is to take a break. If […]

The Sneaky Snake

Laura described the remnants of snake devotion still found in rural villages of the Black and Adriatic Seas. There, people believed black or green snakes bore guardian spirits who protected their cattle and their homes. In her travels Laura saw ornamental snakes carved to decorate the roofs and windows for protection. Great good fortune came […]

NAIDOC Week 2021 – Heal Country!

We only know a tiny proportion about the complexity of the natural world. Wherever you look, there are still things we don’t know about and don’t understand. There are always new things to find out if you go looking for them.  David Attenborough Hey, Lovelies! In Australia this week it’s NAIDOC Week (July 4 – […]

The Willy Wagtail

If that fella Willy Wagtail dance for you and make dat clicking sound, you listen! Something you need to hear. Pay attention then. Not just to him but in your life. Aunty Mary Hey, Lovelies! Here in my treehouse I have a Willy Wagtail – a small black and white Australian native bird – come […]

Nurturing Your Inner Child – Monday Oracle 5 July 2021

There is child in all of us that refuses to grow up, a child that is in awe of what can be, the polar opposite of the cynic in all of us who despairs over what is. Stories of magic, fantastic monsters, impossible courage and spectacular heroism appeal to this child, instilling it with hope […]

The Poems I Keep Beside My Bed

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.  Leonardo da Vinci Hey, Lovelies. One of the most soul-nurturing things I have ever done is to read poetry. I keep volumes of poems beside my bed, and I have a journal that I have kept […]

Franc’s Tasty Beans And Rice One Pot Meal Recipe

When you’re down on your luck and you’ve lost all your dreams there’s nothing like a campfire and a can of beans. Tom Waits Hey, Lovelies! Early last year I found myself in Arizona – first in Scottsdale, and then in and around Sedona. As an Australian, one of the things that wowed me was […]

My Free 30 Day Planner Challenge Starts Today!

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans. Peter Drucker Come join us! For the next 30 days you can get daily lessons – short sweet bites of inspiration and practical advice – to help you work on your intuition, habits and projects. All you need is a copy of […]

It’s Okay To Hermit

Progress isn’t achieved by preachers or guardians of morality, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels and sceptics. Stephen Fry Hey, Lovelies. I was talking with my Inner Circle yesterday in one of our Open Office Webinars – it’s a session where we all jump online and I answer questions about spirituality, intuition and navigating […]

No, you don’t need Facebook to join my Free Challenge!

Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. Susan Sontag Hey, Lovelies! We’ve had a rush of emails from folks who want to join me free […]

Gazing Into The Future – Monday Oracle 28 June 2021

Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. Roy T. Bennett Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is […]

Come Join Our Free Journeymaker’s Planner 30 Day Challenge!

Life is short. Do stuff that matters. Siqi Chen Hey, Lovelies! I’m deeply invested in helping you to be the champion of your own life – creating meaning, living with authenticity and being guided by your intuition. The second half of 2021 is well suited to taking action, and to creating plans for projects that […]

68, 3, 11, 97, 1, 116, 382 – Numbers To Wake You Up

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand–and melting like a snowflake…      Francis Bacon For Lilly, because I promised you I would… For Angela, and all the things we never got to do… For Kate, who was […]

I’m Still Too Angry To Talk About It

When people are hurting, what they really need is someone who is fully there for them – not someone who is condescending or officious. The only way for you to be there for them is by facing your fear or anger, whatever feelings cause you to shut down. Pema Chodron Hey, Lovelies. I reached out […]

Sitting In The Forest Saying Sorry

I think of what wild animals are in our imaginations. And how they are disappearing — not just from the wild, but from people’s everyday lives, replaced by images of themselves in print and on screen. The rarer they get, the fewer meanings animals can have. Eventually rarity is all they are made of. The […]

It’s Okay To Simplify

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. William Morris Hey, Lovelies. One thing that living in the time of COVID has taught us, especially lockdowns, is that simple can be good. That slowing down is good for our souls (and our relationships, dreams and […]

The Passion To Follow Your Path – Monday Oracle 21 June 2021

True power comes from standing in your own truth and walking your own path. Elizabeth Gilbert Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is SHIFT. In this month […]

Free 30-Day Journeymaker Planner Challenge Coming Soon!

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Hey, Lovelies! Are you ready to use the second half of 2021 to increase your intuition, to improve your habits, and to work towards your goals and dreams?If you are, then come join me for our free 30 Day Planner Challenge, which will […]

I am NOT Mrs Cody, but Mx would be just fine

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.  Rebecca West Hey, Lovelies. I have needed to fill in a mountain of paperwork this past week; for medical tests, insurance claims and […]

Embracing Stillness

As spiritual searchers we need to become freer and freer of the attachment to our own smallness in which we get occupied with me-me-me. Pondering on large ideas or standing in front of things which remind us of a vast scale can free us from acquisitiveness and competitiveness and from our likes and dislikes. If […]

Don’t ignore that niggle!

Nicole, honestly, how much worse did you need this pain to be before you actually took it seriously? Doctor to me, ER Hey, Lovelies. This is a short, sharp and sweet post, but it’s important. If you know your body, and it starts behaving in a way that is not normal, do something about it. […]

The Awful Noises In The Night

Some night sounds outside my window remain strange & mysterious. Perhaps they are the sounds of the trees themselves, stretching their limbs in the dark, shifting a little, flexing their fingers, whispering to one another. Ruskin Bond Hey, Lovelies. I had the crappiest night the other night. I was riddled with pain, and no matter […]

Starting Over And Feeling Better – Monday Oracle 14 June 2021

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn. Mahatma Gandhi Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us […]

Some Thoughts On Friendship

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller Hey, Lovelies! I’ve had a hard week in lots of ways. I’m supporting lots of people in my community right now who are going through major life difficulties. I love my work, but it’s exhausting at times. And […]

True Love In The Shape Of A Star Trek Toy

It’s not safe out here. It’s wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it’s not for the timid. Q – Star Trek Hey, Lovelies.I’ll be honest. It’s been a little rough here on the health front. Nothing catastrophic, but I’m experiencing some old Lyme symptoms that haven’t shown themselves for a […]

Essie’s Easy Bread Recipe

Warm familiar scents drift softly from the oven, And imprint forever upon our hearts That this is home and that we are loved. Arlene Stafford-Wilson Hello, Lovelies. Do you love fresh bread? I want to share a simple but special bread recipe with you today. It’s easy to make, and produces a soft fresh loaf […]

Instructions For The New Moon Eclipse June 10 2021

Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: slow down and let go. Oriah Mountain Dreamer Hey, Lovelies! I love a good astrological event. If you’ve followed my blog you’ll know that I often provide rituals and activities to help you tune into that […]

Why I Stopped Calling My Work Space An Office

You can change the course of your life with your words. Anonymous Hey, Lovelies! Now that I have begun settling into our new treehouse I have become very aware of the power of words. One of those words, which has been causing all kinds of wrinkles in my disposition, is the word ‘office’. I’ve worked […]

Set Your Boundaries! – Monday Oracle 7 June 2021

“No” is a complete sentence. Annie Lamott Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter I am using the Sacred Earth Oracle Deck cards by Toni Carmine Salerno and Leela J. Williams, illustrated by Helena Nelson-Reed for my weekly oracle readings. Our card to guide us for the week ahead is MODERATION. As we move into the energies of the New […]

Your Feedback On Yesterday’s Grief Ritual For Children

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran Hey, Lovelies! Did you read my post yesterday about a simple crystal ritual to help children with grief and loss? If you missed it you can catch up here. I received many emails about that post, and […]

Simple Pan-Fried Fish Fillets with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

If you are careful,’ Garp wrote, ‘if you use good ingredients, and you don’t take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes it is the only worthwhile product you can salvage from a day; what you make to eat. With writing, I find, you can have all the right ingredients, give […]

Funny How Quickly Things Can Change

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.  Lao Tzu Hey, Lovelies. I needed to go back down to the city for some medical appointments, and I stayed the night in our Brisbane […]

My Friend Peter And His Message For Me

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi Hey, Lovelies. Yesterday I was searching the internet for something related to my health, and a familiar name came up in the Google […]

Trust Yourself And Change Your Life! – Monday Oracle 31 May 2021

That’s two lessons I learned very quickly: (1) You don’t need to do anything in life—if it feels wrong or unnatural, it probably is. And (2) I had no one but myself to blame for not trusting my own instincts and pushing back when I felt something was wrong. Colin Jost Hello, Lovelies! This Quarter […]

It was nearly 5pm on Friday afternoon…

May today be the Fridayest Friday that ever Fridayed. Anonymous Hello, Lovelies! It was late on Friday afternoon. I was sitting in my new office in our treehouse, surrounded by work, boxes that needed unpacking, and a massive to-do list that has been neglected this week while I have supported clients through emergencies and held […]

Eclipses, Earth Energies and Your Intuition

If you’re going to trust one person, let it be yourself. Robert Tew As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe Hey, Lovelies! I so enjoyed the recent Lunar Eclipse, which I watched unfold in the star-spangled sky above me. It filled me with a sense of […]

Cheesy Vegetable and Walnut Bake (Can be Vegan too!)

Some foods are so comforting, so nourishing of body and soul, that to eat them is to be home again after a long journey. To eat such a meal is to remember that, though the world is full of knives and storms, the body is built for kindness. Eli Brown Hey, Lovelies. I was tired […]

Two Quotes That Can Change Your Life

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.  Paulo Coelho Hey, Lovelies. What do you do to manage overthinking, stress and bad moods? As a highly sensitive person, and someone with a chronic degenerative illness, I have found that pain and overwhelm can sometimes trigger me into becoming […]

A Week For Rediscovering Yourself – Monday Oracle 24 May 2021

Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you’ve read it several times?” Mo had said…”As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells…and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly […]

Taking A Short Break – See You Monday!

Slowing down does not indicate that you are giving up. It simply means that your soul is seeking some well earned recharge. Christine Szymanski Hey, Lovelies!I’m briefly stepping away from my desk while I attend to some health maintenance things. I’ll see you back here, bright and early, on Monday morning. Where ever you are, […]

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