Why I need silence

My ears are shutting, my brain is full!

It is 9pm and since my children got up at 7am I have been listening, first to them, then students, clients, friends, then my kids again.  I love my work, my kids, my friends, my students and my clients but about two hours ago my head was … Read more


Eco-therapy

What is Eco-therapy and what are its benefits?

Before your start, if you want to try my free, online eco-therapy course called Grounded Wisdom, click here.

Did you know Eco-therapy was a thing?  It is also called ‘Green Therapy’. Mind (the mental healthy charity) has a whole leaflet on it you can download .

Ecotherapy

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Thank You Winter

Thank you winter

For glowing fire and wood-smoke,

For bonfires spiraling into the early fall of dusk,

For early nights with hot water-bottles wrapped up tight,

For long hot baths, scented lavender,

For time to read, to play cards, to find myself beaten at Scrabble.

Thank you for hot drinks, warming food, clothes which drape … Read more


Snow – Accepting what is

Yesterday was our second snow day.  My school and each of the boy’s schools are closed due to snow.  Eldest son was sent home from school early on Friday as the buses didn’t want to be out and about and I had already cancelled what I was doing that afternoon after skidding out onto a … Read more


The shift to fifty

On Monday I turn fifty.  It feels significant.

I’m really aware that I’ve not been blogging as often as I have been for the last few years.  I miss it.  I miss the communication it brings.

But when I sit down to write it feels like I have nothing of importance to say.  In the … Read more


Identity – who am I?

I’d like to say I’m having and identity crisis. But I’m not. Because I don’t feel like there is a me to have an identity crisis about.

I’m aware that I didn’t blog last week and it’s because I feel like I’m in a bit of a cocoon soup and so I’m not really sure … Read more


My email address

julieleoni.com@gmail.com