Blowing out someone else’s candles never makes ours shine any brighter, Continue reading Here’s something to help you with that Green-Eyed Monster
I knew for sure that not one of the people – who by virtue of the way the dice had fallen in this lifetime – would have been prepared to hold up such a placard Continue reading *CONFESSION*: I used to be a YES-Girl too
A little more personal, a little more vulnerable, more of YOU please. That’s usually the point when I run! Continue reading Gosh, my assignments have been getting tougher!
Not that you’re seeking some sort of validation. H3%ck no, we’re too old for that! Continue reading People Fatigue – WTF? I know, I know!
I have certainly fallen into the trap of thinking that if I am nice enough, if I perform better, if I say/do all the right things that I will be the lucky one who escapes the slaughter of the bullies and narcissists. Continue reading People will always SHOW you who they are
They are suckers of information, time, energy, resources and will leave you feeling depleted and frazzled if you let them in. Continue reading Two Kinds of People in This World
Some teachers will stay with you forever. Miss Brown was one such teacher for me. In a sea of unkind, cruel faces she smiled. That’s what I remember about her. That she smiled and sometimes all it takes is someone smiling at you when you are a little person overwhelmed by eczema, family conflict, and maths to know that the world is okay. My son … Continue reading Teachers: The Good, the bad & the ugly
I had to dig deep this week. So bloody deep this week. For patience. For strength. For resources. …and it was my little people who held me with their warm apple pie, fresh out of the oven, as I put my feet up after having held a sacred space for friends who lost their mother and had to bury her within 24 hours, in keeping … Continue reading I had to dig DEEP this week
Hey Friends As you know, I practice GRATITUDE daily but I also have a weekly practice that I want to share with you. I’ve been practicing this for over 15 years now. Every Monday morning, I wake up just a little earlier than 5am (which is my usual prayer and meditation hour). The extra 15 minutes gives me time to time to write down … Continue reading Burn, Baby Burn!? – I need your suggestions
Dear Friends I’ve had so many responses to my story about the stranger who paid our bill yesterday. Thank you! How did I get so lucky to know so many wonderful people? I’m thinking about HOW I can get you all involved in something meaningful that we could do together. Thank you. That’s not why I am writing though. Something even more wonderful happened after … Continue reading A magical Part II to the Kind Stranger Story