Coping Skills for Overwhelm In These Intense Times

“The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days.” Sue Monk Kidd Hey, Lovelies. Are you doing okay? It’s a crazy time, isn’t it? So many things that need attending to. […]

What If Your Life Isn’t A Failure After All?

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” Albert Einstein Hey, Lovelies. I’ve had a steady stream of emails and messages in my inbox this year. They are from people of all ages, all countries, and from all walks of life. But they share a common theme. These excerpts […]

Wobbles and Ouch Moments And Why They Are Helpful

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” Roy T. Bennett Lovelies, I want to remind you of something important. Especially because this is a week for stepping into the vulnerability of your true self. As you are waking up to a bigger sense of your […]

What If You Fail? (And also, what if you don’t…)

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin Hey, Lovelies!August is all about taking risks, about upgrading your thinking, about being bold with your decisions and actions, and about letting go of the old to make room for the new. Sound’s good, right? Or, maybe, it sounds terrifying… I was thinking, yesterday, about […]

Shiny Unicorn Attack (Cos It Had To Happen…)

“Never laugh at live dragons.” ~ J R R Tolkien So, I’m standing in a health food store yesterday, waiting while someone finds a product I’d ordered. I’m miserable. My eyes are streaming and one is gummed closed. My face is blotchy and puffy. I have a UTI and a chest infection and I am […]

Start Again In June!

“Today is the perfect day for a fresh start. Stop delaying, stop making excuses, stop putting it off. Now. Today is the perfect moment. You can change things, you can try. Don’t give up.”  ~ Akiroq Brost I had so many messages yesterday from readers and students and clients all asking me if they could start […]

Guided Meditation to Heal Heartache

“The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it’s been broken into a million pieces.”  ~ Robert James Waller “What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.”  ~ Haruki Murakami The energies of this week are all about forgiveness and opening our hearts, and throughout December they support joyful connection, […]

Don’t Isolate Yourself When the Going’s Hard

“No person, trying to take responsibility for her or his identity, should have to be so alone. There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep, and still be counted as warriors.” ~ Adrienne Rich   I’ve noticed a worrying phenomena lately. People are going to great lengths to make their life […]

Sad Unicorns OR Is your New-Age Thinking Positively Unhelpful?

“Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”  ~ Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn “People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. […]

Burning the Past – A Ritual for Cleansing Pain

A friend of mine has gone through some hard times recently, and now that they are behind her she asked me if I had a ritual to help her let go of that painful period in her life. I love the use of rituals in our lives.  Rituals cause us to take pause, giving weight […]

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