What’s your thing? – Podcast with Gemma Hargreaves about paddling in the moonlight
When Gemma turned 40 she decided that she wanted to change her life, even though she wasn’t sure she could. Slowly she built up to triathalons and in the winter, when most of us are struggling to get out of bed, you might find her paddling along the canal, in the dark, terrified, determined and
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
If this virus has shown us anything,
it is that we are all connected.
Which I miss so very much
so I don’t also hug
Your kitchen table,
which has supported our elbows
over long hours of
tea and talk
has to be… Read more
Drawing a line – setting and accepting boundaries
It is cold, grey, damp and December.
I am standing in yard waving a whip at a woman I have only just met.
I am learning about boundaries…mine and hers.
She approaches from afar and stops when she sees something in me which would indicate uncertainty or discomfort. I don’t even notice that I have … Read more
What’s your thing? – Podcast episode – Michael Sclater – curing depression through love
Michael Sclater is a sufi, a psycotherapist, tennis playing, house building, walking, thinking friend. When he was my therapist he used to laugh at my suffering in such a way that made me feel such compassion and kindness at the pain of being human that I began to be kind to myself in the way … Read more
What’s Your Thing? – Podcast episode with Sami Blackford
I had a lovely conversation this week with Sami Blackford who started her journey to creating Freya Luna Skincare as a teenager with acne. Join us as we meander through lavendar, women in business, organic growing and how to value what we do. You can find out more about Sami and Freyaluna here: https://freyaluna.co.uk/.
You … Read more