Internal Sunshine for an EPIC 2014

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me and I’m feeling good… Happy New Year! It’s a new me, it’s a new you … There’s something special about this time of year, right? January sings with renewed hope. There’s fresh air in our lungs. The collective consciousness is upbeat. […]

…in with the new

Clearing space. Let time in. We have enough time. Breathing these words slowly has a hypnotic effect. Try it. Breathe them into your heart. Do you feel expansive? Or Are you thinking….? ‘What?! I don’t have time to read slowly!!’ It is that time of year again after all. So often we’re rushing to get […]

rolling with the good times

Oh man, right now I am feeling so grateful to have this blog. Isn’t the internet grand? Such a time-waster but also such an enabler. I am feeling so grateful to all of you who responded to my last post about announcing I am a writer and grateful to anyone, in fact, who has ever […]

one day baby we’ll be old…

Okay so maybe it wasn’t the best idea to write the post on inspiration when I was feeling uninspired. Did it get me in the mood? Not this time. I still felt steam-rolled afterwards, like I couldn’t catch my breath and was limping around lopsided, like the hunchback of Luzern. Call me melodramatic, call me […]

Happy New Day!!

Recently it was my birthday and since I grew up (practically) an only child and so of the ‘it’s my party and i’ll cry if I want to’ type, it was a HUGE opportunity to practise being mature. And no, I didn’t cry. Change is in the air people! It’s a happy new year and […]

The power of ritual

Routine can sometimes feel like a dirty word. Routine is something you long to escape, like your Monday day to Friday office job or your favourite cereal you can’t help buying. When our lives are devoid of spontaneity and midnight adventures, routine is the scapegoat. Routine seems to be something that just ends up happening in […]

My Guru-Goddesses

Authors need blogs. I learnt this today from a blog. And so here I am, attempting to find out, “Is there a blog in me?” For the past four years I have avoided blogs, fearing that they’d inspire that same sense of inadequacy that great books do… and TV specials about the lives of     celebrities […]