Category: Words and Poetry

What does M.E feel Like?

September 2, 2019 9:22 am

During my years living with this complex condition, I have so often found myself struggling for words when someone asks me ‘What does M.E actually feel like? How does it affect you?’ You would think, after 20 years experiencing this illness, I would have an answer to these questions by... View Article

The Power of Letting Go

August 21, 2019 8:33 am

Do you ever find yourself in a state of fierce resistance to where you are at? Feeling you can’t quite relax into the present moment because it feels so uncomfortable? In this weeks post I’d like to share some powerful words that came to me one evening last week. But... View Article

Be Gentle with Yourself this Christmas

December 23, 2018 11:20 am

I know for many of us, this time of year can be difficult for a variety of reasons. Physically we have the additional pressure of trying to keep up with everyone else. We may feel disconnected and left out if we aren’t well enough to join in with things. I... View Article

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

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

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

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

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