“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” ~ Albert Einstein Do you want to write a book*, create a course, build an author or brand platform and generate content or blog posts? (*Non-fiction books will work well, you could even be working on a fiction project and author platform but this is NOT […]
I Have A Present For You!
“Self-care is how you take your power back.” ~ Lalah Delia Hello, Lovelies. Are you feeling exhausted, overwhelmed or completely over it all? Congratulations! I’ve just gifted you a Free Pass. You might want to cut this out and store it in your wallet. You may also want to share this with someone else who […]
Catching my breath…
“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” ~ Robert Frost Hello, Lovelies. It’s been an emotional few days for me. One of our community lost her partner to suicide on the weekend. Another, her teenaged son. Two unexpected deaths. Two families left behind, broken and […]
Letting Go – Do you need to? How to decide!
“Be brave and let go. Let go of fear, and pain. Stop holding to the thing that is tearing you apart. While you hang on, grimly gripping and clutching this to you, you deny yourself freedom, new gifts, love. It is madness to presume that you are more wise than the Universe. Let go. Trust.” ~ Nicole […]
A Week To Slow Down and Reconnect – Monday Oracle 27 August 2018
“If you’re always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you’re in? Slow down and enjoy the moment you’re in and live your life to the fullest.” ~ Nanette Mathews Hello, Lovelies! August brings us a delicious basket of delights. It’s a month for creativity in all forms and for getting […]
Join our Book Reading Challenge for August 2018
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Do you love to read? In January of 2017 a group of us embarked on the inaugural Cauldrons and Cupcakes Reading Challenge. It was a fine year of reading, friendship and sharing of our love of stories and all things book-related. […]
Are you taking care of you?
“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.” ~ Deborah Day Many of my friends are healers. They come from widely different schools and philosophies of healing – general medical practitioners, environmental medicine specialists, acupuncturists, naturopaths, herbalists, body […]
Celebrating Life, Lungs and Second Chances!
“If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is.” ~ Chad Sugg A little while ago I received an invitation in my email. It’s for a party this weekend to celebrate something extraordinary. Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of my dear friend Carly-Jay Metcalfe‘s double […]
Best Easy Chocolate Mudcake Recipe
“He showed the words ‘chocolate cake’ to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. ‘Guilt’ was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: ‘celebration’.” ~ Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto A friend on the other side of the world […]
Guided Meditation for Managing and Reducing Stress
“You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.” ~ Tom Welling There’s so much change around us right now. Some of us are overwhelmed with loss and grief and endings. Some of us are overwhelmed with […]
Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity! – Monday Oracle 20 August 2018
“You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not.” ~ Isabel Allende Hello, Lovelies! August is here, bringing a delicious basket of delights. It’s a month for creativity in all forms and for getting back into the flow of life again. You’ll find a lift in […]
What I did after Retreat
“How much better is silence; the coffee cup, the table. How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake. Let me sit here for ever with bare things, this coffee cup, this knife, this fork, things in themselves, myself being myself.” ~ Virginia Woolf It was a […]
Final Day of Retreat – and an offer for you!
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ~ John Muir Good morning, Lovelies (or good evening if it’s that time of day in your part of the world), It’s our final day of retreat and, as usual, I have been up before dawn – meditating for our group, for you, and for the […]
Leading by Example – A Lesson In Vulnerability
“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” ~ Brené Brown I’m running a retreat right now. It’s something I love to […]
Calling All Lightworkers! – Monday Oracle 13 August 2018
“When you wish upon a star Makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires Will come to you…” ~ Leigh Harline and Ned Washington, Pinocchio (1940) Hello, Lovelies! August is here, bringing a delicious basket of delights. It’s a month for creativity in all forms and for getting back into the flow of life […]
Soul Awakening Activities for The New Moon Partial Eclipse in Leo
“If you chase anything in life chase the things that get you excited about living. Chase the things that give you hope, happiness and a glimpse of a better life. Chase the things that make you want to be a better person. Chase the things that inspire you to think, create and live joyfully. Chase […]
One last cup of tea before Retreat!
“There are two things we should always be 1. raw and 2. ready. When you are raw, you are always ready and when you are ready you usually realize that you are raw. Waiting for perfection is not an answer, one cannot say “I will be ready when I am perfect” because then you will […]
Frost On The Flats!
“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again […]
Sometimes I have a little cry…
“Unless you have been very, very lucky, you have undoubtedly experienced events in your life that have made you cry. So unless you have been very, very lucky, you know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit.” ~ Lemony Snicket I […]
It’s almost Retreat time!
“Living a spiritual life may not be easy. It demands total authenticity. It brings you to dance to a unique song that only you can hear fully, and sometimes you dance alone because no others can hear the music.” ~ Debra Moffitt Last night I ran a webinar for my students who are about to […]
A Week For Divine Guidance and Inspiration – Monday Oracle 6 August 2018
“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” ~ Holy Bible: King James Version Hello, Lovelies! August is here, bringing a delicious basket of delights. It’s a month for creativity in all forms and for getting back into the flow of life again. You’ll […]
I Thought I’d Recorded A Relaxing Meditation For You, But Then This Happened
“The world is too quiet without you nearby.” ~ Lemony Snicket I decided to record you a guided meditation yesterday. I sat in the sun, with birdsong all around me, moved into deep relaxation, closed my eyes, and spoke into my little recorder. Then I came back to the house and listened to the recording. It […]
Wishing for Good Veins
“I have druggie veins. After so much intubation they are scarred and flat and tired and difficult to handle. It’s an odd thing to confess but the truth is all I notice is people’s hands and their veins these days. I have as much vein envy as any junkie. Oh, I think. Look how fat and juicy that […]
Sitting By The Fire, Sending Love Out To The World
“I was born for this moment in Earth’s history and if you believe you are a lightworker, so were you.” ~ Eileen Anglin Last night I sat by the fire (it is winter here and the nights are cold) and I meditated. My mala beads clicked between my fingers and I sent love and prayers […]
Energies of August – 2018
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ~ Gloria Steinem Hello, Lovelies August is here, bringing a delicious basket of delights. It’s a month for creativity in all forms and for getting back into the flow of life again. You’ll find a […]