A Kind Stranger Part I (A story about INTENTION)

There are some really nasty people in this world. Trust me, I have had my fair share of them over recent months. From the word-twister to the gaslighter, from family members playing one against the other to the repeat cry-wolf types. But, damn there are some amazing human beings on this planet. And, again I didn’t really have to travel very far (not that I … Continue reading A Kind Stranger Part I (A story about INTENTION)

Some advice for kids…(of all ages).

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 litres a day You … Continue reading Some advice for kids…(of all ages).

I fell into a TRAP recently…

I fell into a trap recently. The VICTIM TRAP. Now, if any of you have ever been down this path, you will know that:    It’s warm and comfy   Pointing fingers is your life Taking accountability is out of the question  Complacency (aka sheer laziness) is standard  Deflection is your go-to strategy for everything  It took me a run-in with someone who has been … Continue reading I fell into a TRAP recently…

I’VE SPENT THE LAST 21 DAYS WITH OPRAH & DEEPAK CHOPRA

I’ve spent the last 21 days with Oprah and Deepak Chopra. We meet 5am daily, just after I have had a coffee, when the world is still fresh and my heart open.  Our shared passion is HOPE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES. Every day is the same.  Oprah goes first. She tells a short story of times when she lost hope or how hope guided her back home. My … Continue reading I’VE SPENT THE LAST 21 DAYS WITH OPRAH & DEEPAK CHOPRA

How do you find YOUR purpose? It really isn’t rocket science

Writing comes easy to me. I started writing when I was 9.   I wrote a poem about a Tiger.  I got 0/10. Yes, zero!  I had never gotten zero before. The teacher cited “copying”.  She decided that my poem was so damn good, that I could only have copied it. That moment changed my life. Because instead of causing me to shrink in shame and embarassment, it … Continue reading How do you find YOUR purpose? It really isn’t rocket science

Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 … Continue reading Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)