Posted on 7 May 2016 at 5:40 am.
The last few weeks have been strange, I have put myself willing in situations where I have felt vulnerable.
I went on a gestalt course on how to work with sex addicts and their partners and then I was at the
Barefoot Coaching Spring Conference last week where the opening session was lead by John … Read more
Posted on 30 April 2016 at 4:46 am.
I want to share a long held belief with you about men and women to see what you think.
I think that men and women have unconscious beliefs which hold us back from being authentically us.
Transactional Analysis uses the concept of
Driver Behaviours, which are unconscious behaviours which sometimes serve us and sometimes don’t.… Read more
Posted on 23 April 2016 at 5:01 am.
P and I were talking….about the nature of relationships…your average Sunday conversation.
He used the metaphor of 2 trees standing side by side but apart which reminded me of what
Kahil Gibran says in ‘The Prophet’: Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping.
For only the hand of Life can contain your
Posted on 16 April 2016 at 8:40 pm.
Do you ever feel alone?
We were away over Easter and there were times when I felt really alone.
We usually go on holiday with other people and I love having the choice to be alone or with others. This time it was just us. The kids had each other and most of the time …
Posted on 10 April 2016 at 8:05 pm.
I’ve just been listening to a
podcast about the Dangerous Old Woman on Sounds True By Clarissa Pinkola Estes (CPE).
CPE describes the Dangerous Old Woman as one who goes where she wants, says what she wants and will speak her mind. She is afraid of no-one, follows no rules, but listens to her …
Posted on 20 March 2016 at 11:43 am.
What is the perfect holiday for you and your family?
It’s that time of year again when people start to think about where they want to go on holiday with their family.
We wait all year to go on holiday..so how is it that they can end of being so stressful.
To me this makes …
Posted on 12 March 2016 at 6:08 am.
I’d love my own bed.
We’re sleeping in separate beds at the moment.
We haven’t fallen out, we aren’t splitting up, no one has had an affair, we are just sleeping in separate beds at the moment.
He’s had a cold so has been sniffling and coughing so has been bravely suffering in the spare …
Posted on 5 March 2016 at 6:04 am.
What is success?
What does success look like to you?
I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up, success was having a good job, a house and a car. We had to work hard at school, get good results and then those would lead to a good degree and onward to that …
Posted on 28 February 2016 at 8:08 am.
What is a life well lived?
I went to a funeral this week.
It was a
humanist funeral which celebrated all that Alan had been and all that he had done and all the ways in which he had touched people’s lives. And as I sat there, I reflected on how well he had lived … Read more
Posted on 20 February 2016 at 5:31 pm.
There are some people who are light holders.
They hold our light when we can not see it.
They ignite the light where it has gone out.
They initiate light where there was none.
The give us back our light when we are ready to receive it.
They help us make our light brighter.