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...
Can the Fantasy be Reality?

Can the Fantasy be Reality?

I have this fantasy. The fantasy is of the ‘ideal’ me. I see her in my mind so clearly: This is the Rachel who wakes early each morning with a smile and a stretch, drinks lemon water, then effortlessly performs 20 minute of Yoga. This Rachel meditates; she...
Whatever the Weather

Whatever the Weather

Ahh, there was a change in the weather today, both outside and inside. I’m sensing the season shift to Autumn, which I warmly welcome. I relish the cosiness of the darkening evenings, the comforting colours and earthy scents. Autumn is a wonderful time to gently...
Letting Go of The Fantasy

Letting Go of The Fantasy

Do you get frustrated that you haven’t achieved what you wanted to achieve, that your fitness isn’t what it should be, that your boss or partner doesn’t treat you right, that you’ve made some bad choices in the past – in short, that you,...

Gentle Endings And A Sense Of Renewal

I’m lucky to only have happy associations with Christmas and love this time of family and togetherness. I’m not religious, but I am spiritual. Beyond the hubbub and hype of Christmas day, this time of year always feels very significant to me – especially this...