The word that’s soothed my soul

The word that’s soothed my soul

I have a recurring experience that I used to find unsettling and puzzling. These days I’ve learned to just go with it, with some bemusement and curiosity. Every now and then, a word forces its way into my life. Usually it’s a word that’s just always been in my...
When I grow up…

When I grow up…

I woke early this morning, mind whirring and body feeling alert and alive. That’s really. not. like. me. Generally I’m a night owl who loves long lazy lie-ins. I sleep well and deep and long. But every now and then my subconscious  finishes its processing work way...
Enough!

Enough!

It’s my word for 2020. I decided that back in January even before our world got turned on it’s head. I realised it was time to stop seeking. It’s time for me to accept that I have ENOUGH. I have enough books, and course materials. I have enough knowledge and...
The Ground Beneath my Feet

The Ground Beneath my Feet

When all seems madness, and the pace is too fast; the noise in my head too loud and too shrill; the tight flutter in my chest caught from anxiety in the air – it’s time to breathe, deep and slow… Feel the air in my nose, the life in my veins. Feel...
The Joy of Full Immersion

The Joy of Full Immersion

Something happened in the night; my subconscious has made a decision and declared “enough’s enough”! I’ve woken today with a craving that’s quietly intense. It’s taken hold deep within and is sitting with quiet insistence. And I...
Choosing a gentler way

Choosing a gentler way

“Gentle” seems to be my chosen word just now, a little mantra to anchor me back to what’s true. Maybe it’s the mellowness of Autumn; maybe it’s because I feel a little fragile as I transition to my 50’s and adjust to my eldest...