Category: Insightful inspirations

Be Like the Tree in Winter

May 21, 2018 10:16 am

Natures Lessons …   Learning to surrender to the times when rest calls. When symptoms flare. When my body stops me in my tracks. Aiming to gently let go. To tune back in. To allow stillness rather than fear. To sink into trust and faith rather than be swept into... View Article

As I turn Thirty Five

April 16, 2018 7:37 am

Today I turn 35. In the lead up to this Birthday there has been so much going on, as well as various thoughts and inner shifts that I want to share with you in this post. It’s a story of ups and downs and how life can become a little... View Article

An Extract from My Journal

March 1, 2018 10:35 am

Sometimes before I go to bed, I get an urge to pick up a pen and write. Often the words that come, are scribbled down onto the page in a semi conscious state, as my body is just about getting ready to drift to sleep. When the morning comes, I... View Article

Do You Embrace or Resist Rest?

January 18, 2018 5:59 pm

It continues to surprise me, how so many of us fiercely resist rest. In society today, it’s as if  ‘being busy’ is seen as good and ‘doing nothing’ is bad. I’m not sure where this belief came from, but its definitely there. Personally, even though I live with chronic illness... View Article

The B Word, a Hospital Stay and Lots of Emotions

November 24, 2017 6:00 pm

It’s been so long since I last checked in here. So today, I decided I was going to write a post, no matter what (although it actually ended up taking a few days to write this post in little chunks…but you know what I mean!) I wanted to say hi... View Article

3 Gentle Ways to Calm and Soothe Anxiety

July 23, 2017 10:48 am

Anxiety is something that many of us experience at certain times in our lives, some of us more so than others. When anxiety makes itself known, it can really take over, sometimes without reason or explanation. Sometimes, we know what we feel anxious about. Sometimes, it can be more of... View Article

Words on Life with an Invisible Illness

June 30, 2017 4:03 pm

The feeling of separation that comes, from not being able to be out in the world in the way you would love to. Your heart yearning to be able to live freely, without the crushing exhaustion or the payback that comes from taking that one step too far. The uncertainty... View Article

Summer Solstice Reflections

June 21, 2017 6:51 pm

I feel quite reflective this week, partly because of some things that have happened in my personal life that I’ll come to further on in this post, but also partly because of the beautiful time of year. Today is the Summer Solstice (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere)... View Article