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Beyond the story self

There is a momentary realisation, when reading a page of writing, that the words are only able to stand in relief because they sit on a...

What is innate wellbeing coaching?

I share a lot of reflections, poetry and observations on my social pages but rarely do I venture into the practicalities of why someone...

What even is 'good parenting'?*

*It's a trick question if truth be told. I was driving my children home from school recently, preoccupied and a bit nazzy. Why? Because...

When the pain-body rises

There is a physicality to emotional pain that has huge energetic resonance. When I first stumbled across the work of Eckhart Tolle and...

When I grow up

I went on a walk with my daughter's reception class the other week. I was having some fun with the kids as we were approaching some...

Step out of your story

We are all born curious. Wide-eyed and open-hearted, seeing no delineation between where our mother's arms begin and end and the world...

What if?

What if feelings don't belong to you? Neither loaned nor owned - but simply passing guests in the vastness of existence. What if thoughts...

Space and light

As human beings, we're guilty of being problem-orientated. Even our small talk (in a very British way) revolves around the shortcomings...

Get out of your head

Here's the thing; we do what makes sense to us at any given moment. We might read a handful of blogs, watch a video or three or engross...

Insomnia

Have you noticed that when you really crave something, it seems to elude you? I've had periods in my life when I've really struggled with...

Everywhere

There is no real preparation for parenthood. I mean, the kind that involves someone sitting you down and explaining in well chosen words...

Mind blown

"Je pense, donc je suis." [I think therefore I am] Descartes' famous declaration (let's face it, it has far more gravitas in French),...

Tell me a story

"Mummy, tell me a story..." It's 6am, there is a slither of light around the drawn curtains heralding a new day. My four-year-old has...

Deeper I

Some say that life is a game of two halves. We spend our first few decades emerging as a separate entity, experiencing the egoic quest of...

Fear

We all experience fear from time to time and it has its uses, but they mainly stem from primitive origins. The kind of scenarios that...

Night terrors

I am jolted from shallow sleep in the inky hours - 2, maybe 3am? Her cries are defiant and confused, The anger of a four-year-old being a...

Swim with the tide

Uncertainty can seem a bit uncomfortable and intimidating. How many times do we hear or even utter "I don't like change" as if we are...

The ultimate paradox

Our experience of life is full of paradoxes. As babies we are oblivious to separation. There is no line of differentiation between where...

Skygazing

Where we focus our attentional energy has a huge impact on our experience of life. I used to give my thinking great significance. Indeed...