I needed my Big Girl Pants! I spend a lot of time and energy, probably just like you, working on myself. My spiritual focus and beliefs determine the tone and flow of my day.   Some days, that tone is calm, sweet and pure.   Other days, not so much. And these are the days where my…

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Valentines Day is a day for lovers.  A day to openly cherish and declare our love for our partners.  A day to embrace the schmaltz and cheesiness of a ritual whose roots have long been forgotten in the commercialised reality of the world. But what if you’re single? Who do you send flowers and cards to…

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My favourite thing to do is drink tea. It gives me a reassuring sense of peace and lightness.  It’s warmth holds me.  It’s scent calms me.  It’s medicine heals me.     And clearly I’m not the only one who has a love affair with tea, as I’ve found a few beautiful, funny and heart…

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My life is full of small, even tiny rituals.  I used to think of them as insignificant.   But as my life changed, dramatically and painfully, these small moments of my day became increasingly important to me. The way I wake in the morning is now a wonderful few moments of reflection and gratitude. My…

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I have a very special girlfriend. The one who I know will always tell me the truth, no matter what.  I’m sure you’ve got one too.  You know, the one you ring when you need to vent?  The one who listens with compassion, murmuring ‘ah yes’ and gasping an ‘oh no’ at the perfect time?…

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