Turn your face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you
Endorphins are the chemicals which our own body produce which make us feel good. They act like natural opiods in our own body to release stress and reduce pain and to boost pleasure and well-being. These are the drugs which keep us addicted to our phones (the ‘hit’ we get from a text gives us
Be here now and relationship recovery
My mum died much too young and quite suddenly. So I did what any normal person would do and also finished my 8 year relationship, and went off to Thailand on my own for 2 weeks. I took a bumper packet of condoms and a book. The condoms remained in cellophane well past their use … Read more
A New Year Reflective Coaching Activity for you (and yours)
This is what I would have done had we been together…
All you need is a pen and paper.
You can do this as a group of friends or family or alone.
Don’t be scared to press pause, take your time, come back to it, do it over a number of days, ignore bits, do … Read more
Quakerism and the way it changes the world silently
I’ve known Liz since she moved in across the road when my first child was a baby. She appeared at a time when I was a single parent and working, without family support close by. I had amazing friends, but Liz was my mother figure, arriving two years after my much loved and still missed … Read more
What if they wrapped your strawberries in celophane so that you didn’t miss the sweet, summer honey smell of childhood stawberry picking?
What if clothes and make up were just another kind of straight jacket to keep us wrapped in conforming shiny brittle shells of plastic?
What if the rush and busy-ness of earning was … Read more
the night when
the veil between worlds is the thinnest,
when witches ride
hard across the night,
when the dead surge to rescue the living
from their mire,
when the full moon
calls us to wilderness,
wakes our wolvish sensing to the
You may think this locking … Read more