Ritual- why we need it

Last night, when the kids were in bed I sat out in the full moon and wrote down my intentions and affirmations in the silent cold, wrapped in a blanket; my own mini-ritual. The moon was radiant.

I do yoga and meditate and occasionally go to a sweat lodge, all of which have an element … Read more


Another year over and a new year just begun

Years ago I went through a phase of reading all of Bruce Chatwin’s books…starting with The Song Lines. I loved not just the travel, but his reflections on his experience.  He used Moleskine notebooks on his travels and I aspired to have Moleskines as part of my life.  It wasn’t until some 10 years later … Read more


Rituals

Christmas is a ritual. The winter solstice is a ritual. New Year is a ritual.

  • • What do you think of when you hear the word ‘ritual’?
    • Which rituals have you been involved in during your life?

Many of us won’t be aware of our first ritual; how our birth was marked. Some people … Read more


Christmas Talk?

Partner and I have been arguing about talking.

His work is all about information, accuracy and being precise (he calls this ‘being right’).  He’s used to getting and giving information and when he asks questions to do with work they are to elicit a very specific type of information.

I am useless at remembering facts … Read more


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