Karma – gift or curse?

When we are sick, struggling or feel unable to change the biggest of challenges in our life, is it Karma? Are we being punished for something? And what of ‘nice, kind’ people, why do they suffer? I was posed this question, indirectly, by Diane of whichsideoftherainbow  During our Blogalong challenge with EffyWild.com I wanted to explore Diane’s supposition […]

THe Elephant in the Room

This may possibly be the hardest thing I have ever written, but I feel I cannot write about parenting without at some point addressing The Elephant in the Room: Post Natal Depression So many of you will have experienced this, or watched your partner struggle with life at a time when everyone tells you you […]

A brave New World

I am astounded at the sheer numbers of BRAVE individuals I have come across today: those heart-centred souls who have chosen to put their X in the box marked GREEN, I know that the GREEN PARTY have little chance of becoming the next government – but that is not the point. Democracy does not mean […]

Introducing the Radical Honesty Manifesto. Want to Join my Tribe?

As someone who lives with depression and uses medication daily to manage my condition I often find myself tripping up and not taking care of myself. Scheduling appointments; calling my doctor to make an appointment in advance of needing a new prescription, but not so far ahead that the computer system cannot book me it […]

Diet Lolly horror!

Gracia Magazine informed us this week that ‘The A List’ are now turning to a ‘New Weight Loss Lolly’ to stave off hunger and keep trim! The article repeatedly reminds us that in order to stay skinny, ‘The Stars’ have turned to ‘appetite suppressing lollies’ to stave off hunger. Surely Hunger is the body’s way […]

Healing the Heart and the Soul

Communication comes in many forms. And recently I have been called back toward the ancient healing traditions that I once worked with. The Intuitive healing techniques I have practised since childhood, but which I left sitting on a dusty shelf as I forged a ‘proper’ career as a Coach and Trainer. I abandoned my heart. […]

The key to career success 2014

In conversation with my son, 16, on the way home from 6th form today,we got to talking about ‘the real world’ and his career prospects. Now my boy has wanted to be a police officer for as long as I can remember, and only now is he spreading his attentions to other avenues.

Why it’s so hard to write the Truth

  They say’ Write what’s hardest to write.’ Write what makes you cry’.’ Be Real’. But what if that very act of writing what is true for you, will break another’s heart? What if your every motivation is to be a kind and  healing force, but your very existence is the epitome of pain and […]

In the Light of Robin Williams Suicide: How did we get it so wrong?

When it comes to mental health and wellness, we appear to have got it all wrong. We believe the rubbish purported in the media and judge each other harshly, never really understanding what it is we are talking about. For example, RAPE is never about SEX! So it makes no difference ‘What she was wearing’, […]