One of the prompts in the 100 Days to Live journalling series is about playing devil’s advocate with yourself; taking some of the things you think you want but aren’t present yet, and thinking about “Why might I not want this?”When I did this exercise, one of my wants was around money. And in thinking… Read More Something to Blame
I’ve been remembering things.Like me asking mum what a t-shirt bra was, and her telling me it was for making boobs look smooth and good under a t-shirt – but clearly implying, or maybe outright telling me, that this was a silly, bad thing to want.I remembered this when I put my orange dress on… Read More What I Really Want
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?
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
Let it happen.You are not falling, you are preparing to fly.I heard an analogy the other day that really struck a chord with me. (And you know I love me some good analogies.) When you feel like you’re plummeting, free falling, maybe you fear you are heading for rock bottom, or just hurtling towards some place… Read More Let it Happen
Life really can feel like magic instead of heartache.I believe this with every fibre of my being, even in the midst of circumstances that would like to convince me differently. Even in the midst of a world that can seem more like chaos and catastrophe than miracles and magic. There is a truth and a light… Read More Life is Magic
Now is the time you get to decide what you want your life to look like. This next year is setting the stage for what is to come in an epic way. Don’t worry about screwing it up. You can’t. It’s not like that. But you will flow into it more easily if you let yourself get… Read More Decide Now
The truth about getting into alignment with your soul…. it doesn’t always feel good!In reality it can be a time when life feels the most intense and scary af. I remember sitting in the car two days after I’d left my marriage. I was in a shopping centre car park at night after seeing a movie,… Read More The Truth About Getting Into Alignment