Colour Your Day

I share LOTS of self healing tools in my memoir  “Watching the Daisies” This is one of my favourites: I ALWAYS begin my day with a colour visualisation; I have done so for many years and I find it helps me stay centred through the good times and the not so good. I begin by closing my eyes and sitting or lying with my spine straight. I […]

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Blogging and Balance

Blogging is not for the fainthearted; it takes real commitment and many hours spent at a computer to create blog posts, comment on other blogs, reply to comments, create bonds with new followers… It is also rather addictive! Finding a balance between real life and blogging takes quite a bit of fine tuning… My own self care continues to be a […]

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The Balinese Priest’s Bell

My Balinese Priest’s Bell accompanied by a photograph of its creator The Indonesian island of Bali first crossed my travel radar when I read Karen Kingston’s inspirational book “Creating Sacred Space with Feng Shui,” around 1996. Karen’s book quickly propelled me to London, and two of her weekend workshops on Spaceclearing – the art of cleansing and purifying the CHI or energy in buildings […]

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Enjoying the Journey

Fibromyalgia makes driving long distances a challenge for me; I am comfortable on short drives around home, but anything beyond that requires careful planning and extra rest, both before, during and after the journey. Last week, an unexpected funeral around 60 miles away, took me out of my driving comfort zone. However, I decided I was going to enjoy the journey regardless, as it […]

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International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a global initiative aimed at empowering women, which originated from a Socialist political event in New York, way back in 1909. International Women’s Day celebrated its centenary in 2011, a hundred years after Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland began their support of causes for women. In 1975, it was celebrated in the United Nations for the first time, […]

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Healing Baths – Five Favourites

As a watery Piscean, I find baths very healing and comforting especially after a spot of over enthusiastic gardening. A warm bath is also wonderfully therapeutic, if I have spent too long at my laptop… My favourite bath ingredients include:  Sea salt of the unadulterated kind – I add a tablespoon or thereabouts to a deep bath. Please check the labels – it is surprising […]

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A Wish for 2017

Every New Years Eve, I set my intentions for the coming year. Some people call it “Vision Mapping” but I have always called it creating a “Wish Collage”. I have been doing this for more than twenty years now and the results continue to amaze me… My 2016 Wish Collage You can see that I use both words and pictures, to […]

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Untangled- A Story of Resilience, Courage and Triumph

I am incredibly honoured to introduce you to a very courageous lady called Alexis Rose  She is the author of a book called “Untangled – A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph” sharing her story of “abuse, torture and threats to maintain her silence.” I find it difficult to imagine how anyone can survive such terrible suffering, and yet write so beautifully. In With […]

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