I needed to write it, say it, get it out. For myself. For you. Just start writing, let the words come out and bring the truth that wanted to express, even as my mind still worked to catch up.Always working to reign me in.Even as it pours out of me, the feeling, the action, the words.My… Read More Fiery Soul
Ella (almost 5 years old): How many days until we die?(I was taken aback. I’d been expecting ‘until my birthday’ – the same question that she had been asking every day for the last week as it came up to her 5th birthday.)Me: Oh, hopefully lots and lots of days!Ella: Yeah, like probably 100.Me: I… Read More 100 Days to Live?
The result?Of this action, this project, this putting-it-out-there idea?The result is nothing.As you my good friend (in my head) Kyle Cease says: “You are the apple tree not the apple.”It’s what life is expressing through you in every moment. Who you are evolving into, and out of, and through, as you decide daily to show… Read More The Result Doesn’t Matter
I reserve the right to never be the same person twice…..We talk about showing up. Being truly YOU.But what does that mean? Why does it seem so hard to be yourself?I’ve talked before about why it is frightening to be fully ourselves & fully seen. Because then we’ve got nowhere else to hide, nowhere else… Read More What does being your authentic self really mean?
You only have one life, but that doesn’t mean it has to look like just one thing.People will often talk as if the goal is to find your one thing, and then you’ll be set. You just need to decide and do it, you job, your lifestyle, find your fit and stick with it. After a… Read More Your One Life?
You’ve heard it before. You know it. To get what you really want from life, to find your place, you’ve got to be truly yourself. Boldly, unashamedly YOU. All of you.So why are we not doing it? It seems strange that it would be so hard to just be ourselves, the person that we already are… Read More Why It’s Scary to Be Truly Yourself
You’ve got to walk before you run.Imagine if a baby decided, “I won’t bother practicing my walking and talking and motor skills. I’ll just wait until I’m an adult and can just do it all.” Or thought, “It’s pointless. I can’t walk, so why even try?” Absurd and completely not how it works. That’s pretty obvious.Except… Read More You’ve Got to Walk Before You Run
Don’t let anyone tell you to settle. You are allowed to feel dissatisfied.Why are we so afraid of dissatisfaction?Once when I felt dissatisfied with the life I was living, instead of encouraging me to explore that feeling, I was told by people around me that there was something wrong with me.A counsellor – who I… Read More Why I’m Sick of Gratitude
I had to ask for help today. Only from my own mum. But it hurt my pride, my fought-for independence. It is always hard for me to admit I can’t do something all on my own.Especially after coming out of a situation a few years ago that had so disempowered me, I never wanted to… Read More Woman within woman within woman: you don’t need to do it alone.
Short answer: you make it happen. You get good at fitting stuff in to more limited time. And you wonder what you even did with all your time before!Having my first child was actually a catalyst for me realising what I actually wanted and not going on feeling like I was wasting my life. Long answer -… Read More How to Do Motherhood AND Business