Category: Insightful inspirations

The Trouble with Thinking ‘I’ll be happy when….’

August 8, 2015 6:11 pm

Do you often find yourself saying the words…’I’ll be happy when…?’ It could be anything that you end that little sentence with. You’ll be happy…..when you get a new job. When you are in a perfect relationship. When you drop a dress size. When you recover your health? Our minds... View Article

When the boom/bust cycle re emerges…

July 20, 2015 4:13 pm

When you are in the process of healing the complexity that is autoimmune disease, it’s like spinning a load of plates on different parts of your body. If you take your eye off one of those plates for too long, they all come crashing down. It’s such a balancing act.... View Article

Are you Expecting too much of Yourself?

June 25, 2015 3:54 pm

I know in some circumstances, it’s great to set the bar high. There is so much currently out there around goal setting, and achieving your dreams and reaching for the stars. You know the Anthony Robbins style drill. However, with many of us ‘high achiever types’ the life changing moments... View Article

Embracing the Present Moment ~ A post for my Dad

May 29, 2015 7:28 pm

There could not have been a more powerful wake up call, than the emotions that ran through me as I watched my beautiful brother, along with seven other strong men, lift my fathers coffin onto his shoulders and carry him into the church that we spent so many Sundays in... View Article

Judgements and Misunderstandings when it comes to ME/CFS

May 12, 2015 6:15 pm

Someone I know made a comment a while ago, about how it was confusing to them that on the occasional times they have seen me, I can look okay and smile and laugh, but also have this so called serious illness. I guess this is where some of the stigma... View Article

Perfection is a Lie

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm

Well it is, isn’t it. Any idea of absolute perfection that is sold to us by the media or conjured up inside our own minds, is a lie. Everything has imperfections. There really is no such thing as perfect. Yet we all strive for it. Daily. The perfect body. The... View Article

A Journey of a Thousand Miles begins with a Single Step

April 16, 2015 9:55 am

‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ ~ Tao Te Ching This lovely little quote has supported me on so many different occasions. Sometimes the road ahead can seem incredibly overwhelming when viewed all at once. The key to getting from where you are now, to... View Article

Why I chose to name this Blog ‘Consciously Healthy’….

April 16, 2015 9:31 am

It took me a while to come up with the name for this lovely blog. I wanted something that represented what its content would be about. A name that could feel uplifting and inspiring but also had depth and meaning. As soon as I had the idea of ‘Consciously Healthy’,... View Article