Who/what/when is your family?
In 2012 (gulp!) I wrote a blog about Soul Family: the people who really get you, see you, know you, accept you, challenge you and like you even when you have been an idiot.
I even wrote about it in my first book Love Being Me.
To help people think about this I … Read more
Esther Perel and thriving long term relationships
I am in love again. I have such a girl crush on Esther Perel. I can’t stop talking to people about her. As I talked about in last week’s blog, she is changing my life (well, she and the horses together).
Some of you might not need to read this…you might be in a … Read more
Why I may not be a fuck up after all
I have just had an aha moment!
Realisation one – I am not a relationship fuck up, I’ve just been telling myself the wrong story.
I was driving into school, listening to yet more Esther Perel and thinking about my own relationship trajectory.
I am divorced and I come from a long line of divorcees. … Read more
Change – Calving causes waves
The Glacial Lagoon
One of the day trips we did in Iceland took us to the Glacial Lagoon where the glaciers are melting into the sea. I’ve already written about the cognitive dissonance I felt about watching what is ultimately a sign of global warming which I had contributed to by getting on a plane.… Read more
2 Trees – the nature of relationships
P and I were talking….about the nature of relationships…your average Sunday conversation.
He used the metaphor of 2 trees standing side by side but apart which reminded me of what Kahil Gibran says in ‘The Prophet’:
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Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping.
For only the hand of Life can contain your
This is a blog to thank Susan for reminding me of what I knew and had forgotten – doh!
Chunking is a concept from Neuro Linguistic Programming to help us get things done.
Chunking up is when we make the job, challenge, concept or task bigger by combing it or exaggerating it in order … Read more