How to Manage Change, Self-Care, Spiritual Growth and Opportunity in 2020

“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 […]

Why You Should Join My YOM Community

“Let your community be your testimony.” ~ Jaco Strydom I’m busy creating an online Learning Academy for next year. Why? I’m so darn passionate about helping you to connect to your inner wisdom, intuition and psychic abilities. And you can get access as a Foundation Member now by joining my YOM Community. (Ready to jump in? Click […]

Journal Prompts To Help You Get Unstuck

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom Good Morning, Lovelies! If you read my post yesterday you’ll know that this week supports us in efforts to get unstuck in our lives. I’m sure most of you already know I have a love affair with journal […]

Monday Oracle – 11 March 2019

“ Necessity may be the mother of invention, but ingenuity is the bombshell of success” ~ Phillip Gary Smith Hello, Lovelies! March is a month of creativity and inspiration that will propel us forward in new directions and where we can make major progress towards existing goals. Keep that in mind as we look at […]

A New Online Course For You! Craft A Visionary Talisman

“This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe resting place for our most complicated feelings of joy or trauma, so that we don’t have to haul those feelings around with us forever, weighing us down. We all need such places of ritual safekeeping. And […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 8

“Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the first step through a door until you’re already inside.” ~ Ann Voskamp   Today’s the last day of our online Oracle Card Challenge. Thanks so much for having been a part of it! For our final question, we’re throwing things open to the Universe and our own Inner Wisdom. […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 7

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” ~Abraham Lincoln   In these last few days of our Challenge we’re examining directions we can follow that will be meaningful and enjoyable for us. Remember that using cards is a way to access your intuition and inner knowing. If a […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 6

“It’s very simple; just look at your life to see where you’re heading. You’re always in a momentum of something.” ~Maria Erving   In these last few days of our Challenge we’re going to look at what direction we can follow that will be meaningful and enjoyable for us. Remember that using cards is a […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 5

“I set out to discover the why of it, and to transform my pleasure into knowledge.” ~Charles Baudelaire   Now we have a clearer understanding of where we are in our lives right now and how we got here, we’re going to look at what direction we can follow that will be meaningful and enjoyable […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 4

“Within you lies your strength.” ~Lailah Gifty Akita   Over the next few days we’re looking at the things we’ve forgotten or are neglecting that could bring meaning, wellness or peace back into our lives. Remember that using cards is a way to access your intuition and inner knowing. If a card comes up that […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 3

“Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” ~Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu   Over the next few days we’re looking at the things we’ve forgotten or are neglecting that could bring meaning, wellness or peace back into our lives. Remember that using cards is […]

Intuitive Oracle Card Reading Challenge – Day 2

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” ~Wayne W. Dyer   It’s easy to get caught up in the busy-ness of life, and to unconsciously move away from the things that keep us balanced, healthy and happy. Over the next […]

Welcome to Our Free Online Oracle Card Intuitive Guidance Challenge

“To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn’t afraid of facing challenges.” ~Paulo Coelho   Today’s post is designed to help familiarise you with some basic techniques you’ll need for our  Oracle Card Challenge, which is starting […]

The Tribe Has Voted! And the Winner is…

“Intuition is seeing with the soul.”  ~ Dean Koontz Thanks to everyone who voted for the subject of our next free online challenge! The clear winner is: An Oracle Card challenge to help you connect into who you are, what you need and what is the best way forward for you To make the Challenge more […]

Tell Me What You Want!

“First set a strong and clear inner voice and then do all that you want to achieve and the door will be opened.” ~ Amit Ray   Hello Lovelies, I am going on a long-overdue vacation in the middle of this month for two weeks. I’ll be in the middle of the ocean, far from […]

The Power of Mentors – Your Path To Success

“Mentorship is simply learning from the mistakes and mastery of a successful person in his/her field.“ – Bernard Kelvin Clive   We all learn by modelling ourselves on others.  As babies we mimic our parents, copying everything they do until we learn to do those things for ourselves; facial expressions, gestures, words, movements…  The fastest way […]

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 […]

Choose Your Perspective And Get Happier!

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.”  ~ Alphonse Karr   Someone commented recently on how lucky I was to have such an awesome life, and that having my life would make anyone happy. This was a person who had only just met me, and knew nothing of […]

Guided Meditation and Activities to connect you to your Heart Wisdom

 “Don’t love to be loved in return. Love for the sake of loving.”  ~ Connor Chalfant   Our heart, and Heart Chakra, is both a receiver and a transmitter for love and wisdom. The more we open our heart by giving, the more we can connect into receiving. This positive flow of loving energy allows […]

How To Use Forgiveness To Get Yourself Back In Flow

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”  ~ Steve Maraboli   Negative emotions can disrupt the flow of your life force energy and your heart chakra just as easily as boulders in a stream. […]

How to nurture your Spiritual Connection

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”  ~ Joseph Cambell   Have you seen the bumper sticker that says ‘We are all Spiritual Beings having a Human Experience’? If you’re reading this, chances are that you are awakening to your own Spiritual Self. […]

Want a little Joy in your life?

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”  ~ Rumi 2018 is a year for connection, community, creativity and collaboration. To honour the spirit of this energy I’ll be writing an occasional post this year about my friends, students and community members to share their work and ideas […]

10 Ways To Be Kind to Yourself

“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.“  ~ Brian Andreas Mostly when we think of kindness, we think of how we can act towards others. But today I want to focus on another equally important type […]

Chronic Illness? This is a Spiritual Retreat for you!

“The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud — the obstacles of life and its suffering. … The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter […]

My Exciting New Card Spread Workshop

“The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating.”  ~  Eric Micha’el Leventhal   I’m so excited about my upcoming pop up shop and workshops here in Brisbane on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 September. […]

What To Do When You’re Stuck

“You need to know things the others don’t know. It’s what no one knows about you that allows you to know yourself.”  ~  Don DeLillo   This week’s energies support deep diving and moving into that space of high creativity. This kind of creativity is also a spiritual space, so it’s perfect for any kind of […]

Why Revelation Isn’t Enough!

“It’s not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds.”  ~  Augustine of Hippo   As our meditation retreat comes to a close today, I’ll be guiding my students about what to do when […]

Want To Learn How To Use Crystals?

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.”  ~  J.K. Rowling I’ve collected crystals and stones since I was a small child. Over time – through my own meditations, from my Guides, my Aboriginal Aunties and a few wise Elders – I have come […]

Join Me For A New Journalling and Oracle Card Challenge?

“The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating.” ~ Eric Michael Leventhal Keeping a journal is something I’ve done since I was a child. I don’t mean a simple diary, where you record […]

My Top Five Ways To Get Some Reflection Time

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard   We’re sitting in a terrific month for reflection, reinvention and connection. So how do we do that? Here are my top five ways to find that headspace where we can explore the past and imagine the future…   1 […]

It’s Here! Year of ME Planner 2017 and Other Good Stuff!

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” ~  E. B. White “Dear E.B. White, if you had my Year of ME Planner you could do both!” ~ Nicole Cody   There is one thing […]

Forgiveness Meditation – Mini Online Chakra Wisdoms Retreat Day 4

“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” ~ Marvin J. Ashton   Forgiveness is one of the more valuable gifts that we can give ourselves. The energies of the […]

Date Savers for August plus We’re On Retreat!

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” ~ Michel de Montaigne   I’m off to run my Chakra Wisdoms Retreat today – a lovely immersive week of self-discovery, solitude, sanctuary, companionship, soul growth, crystals, meditation and really good food here in Byron Bay. I don’t think I have ever […]

Day 12 – Oracle Card Challenge

“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” ~ Thomas A. Edison   Opportunities and Possibilities As we become more aware of our current position, we are able to begin charting a path forward. Today we’ll work with your intuition and Higher Self to begin choosing a destination that will […]

Day 11 – Oracle Card Challenge

“Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What’s a sundial in the shade?” ~ Benjamin Franklin   Strengths and Gifts to Call On Often the things that we are good at, and the talents and gifts for which other people value us and our contribution, are things that are not clear to ourselves! […]

Day 10 – Oracle Card Challenge

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” ~ George Bernard Shaw   Current Difficulties No matter where we […]

Day 9 – Oracle Card Challenge

“Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever […]

Day 8 – Oracle Card Challenge

“Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” ~ Oprah Winfrey   Finances and Money Opportunities Having enough money, creating financial flow, and enjoying a position of financial security – these are the things that help […]

Day 7 – Oracle Card Challenge

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Current Priorities All of us have so many demands on our limited time. How do we know where to put our focus? This next exercise will help you to gain clarity around the priorities […]

Day 6 – Oracle Card Challenge

“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher   Learning Opportunities Life has a force within it that drives us to grow and evolve over time. When we begin to live a life with intention and […]

Day 5 – Oracle Card Challenge

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” ~ Richard Bach Friendships and Family Today’s cards will help give you insight into your relationships with the key people in your lives. Here’s what you need to do: Take your crystal, and complete […]

Day 4 – Oracle Card Challenge

“When you concentrate your energy purposely on the future possibility that you aspire to realize, your energy is passed on to it and makes it attracted to you with a force stronger than the one you directed towards it.” ~ Stephen Richards   My Primary Love Relationship This question will mean different things to different […]

Day 3 – Oracle Card Challenge

“What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny. One is not in bondage to the past, which has shaped […]

Day 2 – Oracle Card Challenge

“If you try anything, if you try to lose weight, or to improve yourself, or to love, or to make the world a better place, you have already achieved something wonderful, before you even begin. Forget failure. If things don’t work out the way you want, hold your head up high and be proud. And […]

Day 1 – Oracle Card Challenge

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” ~ Madonna   Choosing your Positioning Card In order to chart a course to anywhere else, we first need to establish our current position. So today’s card will help […]

Oracle Card Challenge Orientation Day

“Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Today’s post is designed to help familiarise you with some basic techniques you’ll need for our Twelve Day Oracle Card Challenge, which is starting tomorrow. Don’t be scared about using Oracle or Tarot cards. They are simply a […]

Come Join Us For the Year of ME!

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ~ Mother Teresa   Hello, Lovelies! I’ve had so many people ask me whether it was too late to start using my Year of ME Planner, or to join the year-long course and community that I’ve […]

Designing Your Future – Today!

“If you do not yet know where you fit, I suggest you try seeking it in receptive silence.  I used to walk amid the beauties of nature, just receptive and silent, and wonderful insights would come to me.” ~  Peace Pilgrim   Today is a wonderful day to set aside some time for creating a […]

The Sunday Session – or How to Plan Your Week

“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” ~ Yogi Berra   In Australia the expression Sunday Session is most commonly associated with a lazy day of hanging out with your mates, consuming rather a lot of alcohol. Preferably in a beer garden, with some live music and decent food. That […]

A Sneak Peek at My Secret Project!

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry   I always thought that the first book I brought out into the world would be a story. But it isn’t my story. It’s yours! Here’s the sneak peek I promised you of the project I have been working on. It’s a […]

What Bravery Looks Like

“I don’t like and even resist, being broken wide-open. But, when the contents of my unconscious self spill out of me and I sift through all the disowned parts of who I am… it’s an uncomfortably enlightening and eye-opening experience. It feels a bit like emotional bloodletting. I guess every now and then, I need […]

Journal Challenge Week 9 – September 27, 2015

“I was coming together… limb by limb, after being broken for an infinity.” ~ Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest   Welcome to the final week of our journal challenge. If you missed the start you can go here to catch up on the tools you’ll need, and to find links to previous weeks. This week […]

Journal Challenge Week 8 – September 20, 2015

“Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by an unspeakable tender hand, placed beside another thread and held and carried by a hundred others.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke   Welcome to Week Eight of our journal challenge. If you missed the start you can go here to catch up on the […]

Journal Challenge Week 7 – September 13, 2015

“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” ~ Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym   Welcome to Week Seven of our journal challenge. If you missed the start you can […]

Journal Challenge Week 6 – September 6, 2015

“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many […]

Journal Challenge Week 5 – August 30, 2015

“Wounding and healing are not opposites. They’re part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to find other people or to even […]

Journal Challenge Week 4 – August 23, 2015

“Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining […]

Journal Challenge Week 3 – August 16, 2015

“In writing, you must kill your darlings.” ~ William Faulkner Welcome to Week Three of our journal challenge. If you missed the start you can go here to catch up on the tools you’ll need, and here to do Week One’s activities. This week, starting on August 9, holds a strong and supportive energy for killing things […]

Journal Challenge Week 2 – August 9, 2015

“Don’t you find it odd,” she continued, “that when you’re a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you’re older, somehow they act offended if you even try.” ~ Ethan Hawke, The Hottest State   Welcome to Week Two of our journal challenge. If you missed the start you can […]

Journal Challenge Week 1 – August 2, 2015

“What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.” ~ Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay I’ve always found journalling to be a nurturing practice. It has helped me to explore […]

A New Journal Challenge For You!

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ~ Rumi Writing a journal is something I’ve done since I was a child. I don’t mean a simple diary, where you record the events of the day. You know what I mean… I ate this. I did this. Someone said that. No. I mean a place […]

Getting Ready for May 2015

“A lot of things are inherent in life -change, birth, death, aging, illness, accidents, calamities, and losses of all kinds- but these events don’t have to be the cause of ongoing suffering. Yes, these events cause grief and sadness, but grief and sadness pass, like everything else, and are replaced with other experiences. The ego, […]

Getting Ready for April 2015

“And this mess is so big And so deep and so tall, We cannot pick it up. There is no way at all!” ~ Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat “Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson […]

Getting Ready for February!

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.” ~ Peter F. Drucker “We are made to persist. that’s how we find out who we are.” ~ Tobias Wolff   Hello Lovelies! February is nearly upon us, and I promised that I would support you in making the most of this […]

Choosing your Power Word for 2015

“The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” ~ Socrates   2015 is almost upon us, and already I can feel the opportunity and potential transformation that this new year brings. Choosing a power word will help me to focus, and make the most of 2015’s energy. Why a power word? I long ago gave […]

Journal Challenge Week 4 – Nuggets of Gold

“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.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring   Hello Lovelies, and welcome to the fourth and final week of our Journal Challenge! If you’ve […]

Journal Challenge Week 3 – After The Rain

“You have to get through the rain if you’re ever going to see a rainbow.” ~ Karen White, After The Rain   Hello Lovelies, and welcome to Week 3 of our Journal Challenge! If you’ve only just found us now, it’s not too late to go back and start at the beginning. That’s the beauty of […]

Journal Challenge Week 2 – Lightbulbs and Lightning Strikes

“SOWING LIGHTNING Seize Bolts of lightning from the sky And plant them in fields of life. They will grow like tender sprouts of fire. Charge somber thoughts With unexpected flash, You, my lightning in the soil!” ~ Visar Zhiti, The Condemned Apple: Selected Poetry   Hello, my Lovelies, and welcome to Week 2 of our […]

Journal Challenge Week 1 – Full Moon

“If you’re going to doubt something, doubt your limits.” ~ Don Ward   Welcome to Week One of our four week journaling challenge. There are some very favourable energies about right now to help us in connecting to our authentic selves, and from that place of truth we can then dream a new life, a […]

Grab Your Journal – I have a New Challenge For You!

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake up in the day to find it was vanity, but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” ~ T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of […]

Why You Need A Tribe

A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. ~ Unknown   We all need a tribe. A tribe isn’t often the family we are born into. A tribe is a group where we find a spiritual home – a group of people who […]

Who’s your Support Crew in 2014?

“Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends” ~ John Lennon and Paul McCartney Few of us get there on our own. The journey is always made easier when we have […]

What’s your Power Word for 2014?

“The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.”  ~ Socrates   I long ago gave away the practice of multiple New Years Resolutions. Just the thought of it overwhelms me. You know; all the things you are going to do, all the things you are no longer going to do – and then dividing those […]

Create Positive Change Program – Week 5

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ~Lao Tzu There’s no point in merely thinking about change. Thinking is an important part of the process, but there is nothing quite so powerful, so […]

Create Positive Change Program – Week 4

“It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.” ― Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way That’s the thing about change. It requires room. […]

Create Positive Change Program – Week 3

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow […]

Create Positive Change Program – Week 2

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the biggest obstacles to change is that feeling of overwhelm we get when we look at where we are now, and then at the distance between us and our goal/heart’s […]

Create Positive Change Program – Week 1

“For things to change, you have to change.”  ~ Jim Rohn, The Art of Exceptional Living There’s change in the air. We’re finally shifting away from those old energies, those old patterns, and into the beginnings of a new space. Change is always a little chaotic, and it can be unsettling and uncomfortable. But change also gives […]

Working to Create Positive Change – An 8 Week Program

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~ Jim Rohn We’re living in exciting times – times that are opening us up to great new possibilities and future directions. But how can we make the best of these energies of change that are upon us? Over the next eight […]

Making My Life Work for Me – Week 5

“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” ~ Daphne Rose Kingma “There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.” ~ Jessica Hatchigan Welcome to Week 5 of our six week Making My Life Work for Me Program. (If you’ve only just stumbled upon us, pop […]

Making My Life Work for Me – Week 4

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.”~ Jiddu Krishnamurti “Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that […]

Making My Life Work for Me – Week 3

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” ~ Oscar Wilde “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” ~ Thomas Carlyle “Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.” ~ Leo Buscaglia Welcome to Week 3 of our six week Making My Life Work for Me […]

Making My Life Work for Me – Week 2

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” ~ G. M. Trevelyan “Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.  A happiness weapon.  A beauty bomb.  And every time a crisis developed, […]

Making My Life Work for Me – Week 1

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher   Welcome to Week 1 of our six week Making My Life Work for Me […]

Making My Life Work for Me! – A 6 Week Journal Program

“I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life.” ~ Paulo Coelho I’ve been quite overwhelmed with the flood of messages and emails since yesterday’s post on Remembering to take care of YOU!  Seems that many of […]

When the Muse vanishes – thoughts on the loss of creativity

“Creativity is our true nature; blocks are an unnatural thwarting of a process at once as normal and as miraculous as the blossoming of a flower at the end of a slender green stem.” ~ Julia Cameron  If you’ve ever had some sort of creative block, where the juices stop flowing and the ideas dry […]

Welcoming 2013

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. ”  ~ J. B. Priestley I know the calendar says that we’re already into February, but from an energetic point of view today, 2nd February, is really […]

Everyday Blessings

“Sometimes it happens that you become one, in some rare moment. Watch the ocean, the tremendous wildness of it–and suddenly you forget your split, your schizophrenia; you relax. Or, moving in the Himalayas, seeing the virgin snow on the Himalayan peaks, suddenly a coolness surrounds you and you need not be false because there is […]

Dragging your tail into 2013? Maybe its not you…

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”  ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe   So here we are in 2013. It’s shaping […]

10 Ways To Be Kind to Yourself

“Kindness is the greatest wisdom.”  ~ Author Unknown Mostly when we think of kindness, we think of how we can act towards others. But today I want to focus on another equally important type of kindness – that which we extend to ourselves. The beginning of the year is an opportune time for setting up […]

What’s your Power Word for 2013?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” John 1:1 The New Year – most people try to jam it full of resolutions.  All the things you are going to do.  All the things you are no longer going to do. It’s become quite vogue-ish to […]

Gifts to Give Yourself this Christmas

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if […]

The Power of Mentors

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”
 – Benjamin Disraeli We all learn by modelling ourselves on others.  As babies we mimic our parents, copying everything they do until we learn to do those things for ourselves; facial expressions, gestures, words, […]

Releasing Limitations through Journalling

Can it really be that simple? Can you really write, and in that act of writing, let go of what is holding you back? Yes. The beauty of this exercise is that often we don’t KNOW what is holding us back – all we know is we’re not getting there… By writing about what comes […]

Getting to the Heart of Things

There is a powerful journalling exercise that I use every so often. It is a very simple technique, but it never fails to give me clarity.  It also highlights areas of my life that aren’t working, shows me where my resentments and frustrations are, and uncovers my deepest dreams and desires. It works best when […]

Writing Ourselves into Awareness

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung Sometimes we get so confused.  We run this way and that way – searching for the thing, the answer, the lover, the teacher… We forget to trust ourselves.  We forget to […]

Writing Yourself into a Brighter Future

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Did you know that thoughts have great power?  When we have clear goals and ideas, and attach positive emotion to them, we magnetise these mental images and begin the process of creating them in our reality. (See this post […]

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