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Forgiveness Workshops

Forgiveness Workshops

As you may know, I've spent the last four months in a therapeutic group facilitation training course. As I reach the end of that training next month, I am stepping bravely out into the world and actually beginning to host group spaces.I am eternally grateful to my...

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Friendship hack

Friendship hack

Friendship hack:I wanted to share something I've done for years, but always seems to surprise people. It's a really small and easy thing to do, but seems to make a really big difference to your friends and loved ones.Every time a friend mentions an important date for...

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Bringing peace

Bringing peace

This morning one of the girls who works at the cafe I go to every morning, who's only 17, stopped to tell me that whenever I'm in the cafe, she always feels really calm.That one small act of kindness and courage, that small act of sharing with me, made my day.There is...

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Letting go and finding peace

Letting go and finding peace

What if we didn't judge?What if we gave up trying to understand or figure out or make sense of stuff?What if we let go of our need to be right, in favour of not knowing?What if we just accepted that we were unable to know, or understand, or judge, because we will...

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The miracle

The miracle

I've been that person. The one stood in line at the grocery store, or waiting to pay for their coffee, fighting back tears that for one inexplicable reason or another have chosen just that moment to burst forth from the wonderful box they had been held in so tightly,...

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I do not know what anything is for

I do not know what anything is for

⁷I do not know what anything, including this, means. ⁸And so I do not know how to respond to it. ⁹And I will not use my own past learning as the light to guide me now. (https://acim.org/acim/en/s/188#6:7-9 | T-14.XI.6:7-9)If we respond to the world from what we've...

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Leaning into rest

Leaning into rest

Today is my first day back seeing clients after a week's break. It's also a full moon for those who are interested.I aim to take one week off every three months to recharge and reset so I remain my best self for my clients, but life is always unpredictable. This last...

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Closed, not locked

Closed, not locked

Closing a door so you can heal or honour yourself does not mean it has to stay closed forever.I've been reflecting a lot on boundaries this week, and how strong boundaries must also be flexible boundaries. Needing to "close the door" to someone or something because it...

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Trying to be a good person

Trying to be a good person

'Trying' to be a good person misses one key fact: there are no good or bad people, just people acting out of integrity with themselves and out of fear. It also implies that there's a right and wrong way to behave, and some how you've been programmed to behave wrongly....

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