Listen: This podcast is all about the importance of rest and relaxation, recorded on the 13th April 2021 on the Full Totnes Breakfast Show. Continue Reading
Listen: My interview on the Full Totnes Breakfast Show on 13 January 2021, discussing mental health and loneliness during lockdown.Continue Reading
Today I was reminded of the value of patience which is not a quality which has come easily to me! And yet I now recognise that there is so much kindness in patience towards ourselves and others – allowing the time that is needed for each one to go at their own pace. Continue Reading
Very difficult or traumatic experiences in childhood without the care and support we needed at the time, may result in us feeling that we have been abandoned by life itself. The natural trust that a small child has in herself and in life can be severely disrupted. Continue Reading
When we have painful experiences as children without the support and care from loving adults to preserve and restore our sense of innocence and wholeness, we can easily begin to believe there is something wrong with who we are.heart-admin1
Sometimes waiting for ourselves can be a great act of kindness when we live in a culture where so much premium is placed on speed. It seems that our internal processes and unfoldings cannot be rushed and any attempt to hurry ourselves up can be counter-productive Continue Reading
As I was walking today along a favourite track above the river, I felt very aware of the kinship of other beings – the magnificent old trees, sheep soaked by the rain, grasses blowing in the wind. How easily I can believe that I am alone, when I don’t notice all these other beings who are here with us humans.
What happens when there is nothing left to tell from the old, familiar stories?
When finally the mind gives up trying to predict and prepare the future?
When there is a background of quiet to all of life’s usual activity?
– This Mystery revealing itself –
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase “each other” doesn’t make any sense.– Rumi