These five little words uttered to generation after generation of women by their parents, partners, other women, and society, have repressed women the world over, causing women to lose their natural and essential gift of assertiveness. For me, anger itself is not a negative but very natural emotion which occurs when an individual’s boundaries are […]
“You’ve Changed.” They Said. “We’re Supposed To.” I Answered.
I’d be a millionaire if I had a dollar for every time a person has looked me in the eye and said these words over the last ten years. While some are afraid of the tiniest wobble to the axis that holds their world together, I thrive on change. I continually look for ways, not […]
10 Quotes From Robin Williams On What Would Have Been His 70th Birthday.
The legend that was Robin Williams would have celebrated his 70th birthday on the 22nd July 2022. Alas, the much loved actor took his life in 2014 at the age of 63. As fans pay homage to his legacy as one of the greatest comedians of all time, with a kind and generous spirit (he […]
How Merging Creativity & Activism Can Bring Awareness To Climate Change.
As a young girl, I was enthralled by the clickerty click of my grandma’s knitting needles, as she created a new winter wardrobe of jumpers, hats and scarfs sat peacefully by the fireside in the evening hours. Like many, I was taught the basics of knit one, cast one yet never mastered the art myself. […]
How The Indian Ocean Tsunami Revealed My Connection To Mother Earth.
In 2004 I quit my job, sold my house, and most of my belongings to set off on one year adventure. I had a pocketful of money, a one-way ticket to Kathmandu, Nepal, and no firm plans but to travel and wander at will with my partner at the time. My travels took me to […]
I Wasn’t Looking For A Knight. I Was Looking For My Sword.
In 2016, I walked the Camino de Santiago, a long-distance hike through Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. On the first day, I noticed that the vast majority of my fellow pilgrims were young men and that some were looking to connect with female walkers. I got through the first day, politely declining all offers […]
She’s A Diamond In The Rough. How I See A Woman.
“There is no force outside of you greater than the force of life within you. You wear your diamonds on the inside.” I’ve learnt so much about women in my work as a life coach and healer over the last eight years. What it is to be a woman, what issues women face, and how women […]