Sense of Belonging – an inside job

We confuse belonging with fitting in, but the truth is that belonging is just in our heart, and when we belong to ourselves and believe in ourselves above all else, we belong everywhere and nowhere – Brene Brown

Good-bye sweet Olive…

Our sweet Olive crossed over the rainbow bridge, and I wanted to share some words I write to her.

My 2019 Vision Board

My 2019 vision board has been brewing since my reflection ritual at the end of last year, where I mined for wisdom gained, and what I wanted to leave behind and bring with me in 2018. It is my guide for choices and decisions for 2019.

Pohutukawa trees

A poem. New Zealand, pohutukawa trees and memories.

To share…

To share…or not to share. How does one balance the reality of the dark cavernous struggle that some moments are, with the silver linings that we seek throughout the days?

You are The One

You are the one you’ve been looking for. You are the one who is there for you in your darkest hour. You are the one who is there to celebrate all the joyous moments. You may think you have found ‘the one’, or be looking for ‘the one’. You may have left ‘the one’, or […]

Loving Surrender: A go-to for 2017

In January this year I completed Christine Arylo’s four-step ‘Visioning your Year’ process. In the first step, Expand, one of the questions is: What do I most need to receive this year?

Self-Love is a Path, a Practice and a Choice

Self-love is so many things! It is about how you choose to speak to yourself in every waking moment.
It is about growing self awareness and then being honest with yourself. Self-love about cultivating self-compassion and forgiveness, self-awareness and trust.

Thank you India, and Everything Else

Thank you India. And thank you for my courageous spirit to pursue my vision of a vibrantly healthy body. Thank you to all those who walk with me – both near and far – sharing their strengthening love and support.

Honour my Body: A Work in Progress

Last week I made a decision I wouldn’t have been able to make 6 months or a year ago. I chose to honour my body over everything else. This meant cancelling a workshop I had spent time creating and planning and telling others about, but suddenly I knew my body wanted something else.

Fear on a Healing Journey

Healing journeys don’t always feel safe. Sometimes they’re the most frightening roller coaster ride you’ll ever take. When fear stopped calling the shots, the journey became less frightening!

Authentic Partnership: ten years and counting

What started out as romance 10 years ago has turned into an ever-evolving journey of authentic partnership between Harlan and I. In this post I take stock of what I’ve learned over this last decade, and how reflecting is a powerful tool.