Category: Insightful inspirations

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

Words on The Healing Journey

May 20, 2017 6:11 pm

‘For a Seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction’ ~ By Cynthia Occelli. This quote always moves me, and remains one of my favourites.... View Article

A Love Note – For when you are Expecting too much from Yourself…

December 30, 2016 5:54 pm

The other day I was scrolling through Instagram and came across a wonderful quote. As my eyes read the words, I stopped in my tracks. You know those moments where you instantly shift perspective? This was one of those moments. You realise in one second that you’ve unknowingly slipped back into... View Article

The Healing Power of the Ocean

November 8, 2016 7:07 pm

I’m writing this after a few days away in the Canary Islands. It has been such a healing experience and one that has been so welcome after the last few months. It has been so lovely to be well enough to enjoy a few days away, soaking up the beautiful... View Article

The Peaceful Passing ~ A post for my Grandad Jim

October 30, 2016 3:12 pm

If you are one of my regular readers, you may have noticed things have been a little quiet around here lately. It hasn’t been a planned thing, but I have found myself taking a step back from writing to give myself some much needed time and space to heal and... View Article

Words on Emotion

July 5, 2016 3:01 pm

How often do you allow yourself to feel? Actually allow your emotions to be there. All of them. Feeling them and moving through them. Expressing them. Always? Never? For so many of us, we push emotions down or away. We reject ones that feel ‘bad’ such as anxiety, anger or frustration.... View Article