Paddling in the moonlight
I work with Gemma. She is good at her job. And quiet. She doesn’t brag about the fact that she gets up in the dark to paddle (kayak) along the canal in the dark, even when she is terrified.
I wanted to have a conversation with Gemma for my podcast because I find her inspiring.
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
Curing depression through love
When I moved from Kent to Wales I wanted to do some psychotherapy. A friend in Kent had recommended the CCPE in London where I loved the one day course I did in Archetypes, Alchemy and the Unconscious. At the end of the day I went to see if they had any therapists in Wales … Read more
Herbs and healing
This week I had a chance to talk to Sami Blackford who I first met at a Red Tent I ran a few years ago. She told us her story, of how she had acne as a teenager and how nothing worked to clear it up. I had also had awful skin at that age. … Read more