“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” ~ Jane Austen Hey, Lovelies. I started reading a book last night, and […]
I’d rather have an enemy who admits that they hate me, than a friend who secretly puts me down. Karen Salmansohn Hey, Lovelies. I had an interesting day yesterday. A writer friend of mine saw that I had successfully completed the NaNoWriMo challenge and messaged to congratulate me. It’s good to see you writing again, […]
Journalling – it can be awesome! Unless you are intimidated by the blank page. Do you have journals you never use, but you’d like to? Need me to show you how?
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. […]
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 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 […]
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. King James Bible Hey, Lovelies! I’m so proud and excited to let you know that our little ETSY store has finally opened. Right now our offerings include my Journeymaker’s Planner for 2021, my beautiful Journeymaker crystal Mala, and a selection of tumbled stones from my […]
With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side. Susan Weiss Berry Hey, Lovelies. I was speaking with […]
“Perhaps we only leave So we may once again arrive, To get a bird’s eye view Of what it means to be alive. For there is beauty in returning, Oh how wonderful, how strange, To see that everything is different But know it’s only you who’s changed.” Erin Hanson Hello, Lovelies. I’m delighted to announce The […]
Don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started. Marilu Henner Hey, Lovelies! Is there something you really want to do? Is there a dream, a goal, a vision you hold for the future? Maybe you want to be a published writer. Maybe you want to be a healer, or an architect, or a […]
The day you realize you don’t have to make sense to anyone is the day you start to make sense to you. Greg Behrendt Hey, Lovelies. Over the past decade I have participated in a wonderful event known as NaNoWriMo (which stands for National Novel Writing Month). It happens every November, and is a month […]
“Celebrate when you’re half done, And the finish won’t be half as fun.” Lemony Snicket Hey, Lovelies! We’re having a quiet celebration here today, as we reach a major milestone in our 2020 calendar. Our Journeymaker’s Planner 2021 has gone to press, and very soon it will be printed and bound, ready to be your […]
“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” Masaru Emoto Hey, Lovelies! In our members Book Club right now we are […]
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” George R.R. Martin Hey, Lovelies. How are you travelling? These current energies are very unstable, and I’m busy with clients and my students at all hours, supporting, guiding and making space for emergencies. Our whole team […]
“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.” ~ Thomas Edison Hello, Lovelies. The new year is almost here, and I have the perfect tool for you. It’s spiritual and intuitive mentoring, disguised as a diary. It’s personal development and goal setting and self-care prioritisation, and gratitude practice and money management all contained within […]
Passion is the driving element of purpose. When one is possessed with it, labor is not perceived as toil – it is revealed as love. T.F. Hodge Hello, Lovelies!All year my team and I have been working on major projects. The kinds of projects that have kept me at my desk for days on ends, […]
“While others were dreaming about it – I was getting it done.” ~ Nathan W. Morris Hello, Lovelies, Do you consider yourself a heart-centered or spiritually-aware entrepreneur? (Or you’d love to be!) Do you have a message you want to share with the world in a way that supports you financially as you work to support and […]
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It wasn’t even my rash. It was the rashes in my inbox and an offhand comment my husband said to me. One of the weirder occupational hazards of […]
‘Then I was standing on the highest mountain of them all, and round about beneath me was the whole hoop of the world. And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw; for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things […]
Isn’t that fabulous? Well, I think it is! Having the power to choose and the freedom to do what I want is an incredible feeling.
I felt every muscle in my body ease, the tension melt away, the fatigue lift. I was surrounded by books. The smell of them, the heft of them in my hand. The selection, too many from which to choose. I spent an indulgent hour there, and bought a volume of old letters and poems. Then I went next door to a cafe, and ordered a large pot of tea. I sat and sipped tea, and immersed myself in my book as the world walked past my table.