D’you react or respond?

What’s your way – d’you tend to react, or, respond to life? Recently we’ve been looking at how expectations can result in frustration and disappointment, at how the beliefs that fuel our expectations keep us in a box, limiting our choices. When we don’t achieve

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Loving messages

How aware are you of the messages you give to your children? How do you show delight in your child? We all know that our children feel valued and loved when we give them our warmth, love and attention and show delight in who they

Read More

Nurturing creativity

These past few weeks, we’ve been looking at the topic of parenting. Our role as parents, I see, is to prepare our children for life, teaching them to be responsible and care for themselves and the world around them. Throughout the process, we can look

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Our essential nature.

When you look at a new born baby, what do you see? I see innocence, pure light, love, joy… and infinite possibilities. I see a diamond! Like the precious stone, babies come in different sizes, colours and cuts and they have many different facets. Our

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All we need is love

These past few weeks we’ve been looking at one of the challenges of parenting – taking action, asking for support, when your intuition tells you that something needs attention and you have no idea where that might lead. What can stop us from taking action?

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A moment of choice

Our daughter went to boarding school in England when she was 10 going on 11. There, she was bullied for a number of years. Not interested in clothes, make-up or boys, she was marginalised and attributed with being either ‘weird’ or ‘gay’. The fact that

Read More

A mother’s intuition

We’ve all heard the expression a ‘mother’s intuition’ and typically we understand this to mean that a mother ‘knows’ when something is amiss. What I’ve learned is that it’s one thing to hear our intuition, it can be quite another to find the courage to

Read More

Taking care of diamonds – our children

Most parents say that parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world – and it can be one of the toughest. It doesn’t come with an instruction manual! Caring for a child who is seen to be ‘different’ or who has an

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Speaking up

The key to any relationship, personal or professional, is to be our self and be able manage any differences. ‘Be all things unto all men’ encourages us to be seen for who we are so that people recognise who we are and the calibre of

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Conflict – or – opportunity to understand?

What is your pattern when it comes to managing differences with others?  Do you … tend to stand your ground and blame the other do everything to avoid conflict look for a compromise see an opportunity to clarify and understand the other more, to collaborate

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Finding a way – when the children leave home

Children leave home for different reasons – to go to boarding school or university, to live with a partner, to live independently, perhaps even to escape mum and dad. Most of us long to see our children happy, independent, confident yet when the day comes

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Finding a way …through divorce

You feel exhausted, you don’t know what to do next, you just want to find a way out of the chaos. Your partner has just announced they no longer want to stay in your relationship. You don’t know how you will ever survive alone. You’ve

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Finding a way … through infertility

Many things can put stress on our relationships – illness, infidelity, financial problems, infertility to name a few. The struggle to have a baby can come as a shock. You assume it will happen, you think you can choose the time to have a baby,

Read More

Change in relationships

D’you struggle with relationships? D’you have great relationships with some and not with others? D’you ever give any attention to your relationship with yourself? People come into our lives for a reason, sometimes it’s for a season, sometimes it’s for a lifetime. The opportunity is

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When do you not allow yourself to feel?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about passion, and commented that if we don’t allow our self to feel we won’t feel the fire of our passion – whatever we do will come from our mind. How well do you understand, express and manage your

Read More

Head or Heart?

How do you make choices in life? D’you tend to do everything based on logic …or… are you someone who experiences and reacts to life according to how you feel? How can you find balance; how can you trust yourself? If you have a strong

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? I have confidence…. ?

A few weeks ago, I went to see the movie ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and was reminded of the song from the original film ‘I have confidence…. ‘ when the nanny, ‘practically perfect in every way’, had doubts about how she was going to look after

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Life is for Living!

How many of us strive to be perfect in our multiple roles and sometimes, without even noticing it, the ‘perfection’ steals away our ability to be in the moment and enjoy ourselves? We get busy, caught up in the routine of everyday, and there’s no

Read More

Passion!

Feeling free within yourself to embrace all that life offers, saying ‘yes’ to life, we feel energised, optimistic…passionate! What if … you feel something is missing? Often, it’s because we’re out of alignment. Our soul is asking us to be more of who we are,

Read More

D’you react or respond?

What’s your way – d’you tend to react, or, respond to life? Recently we’ve been looking at how expectations can result in frustration and disappointment, at how the beliefs that fuel our expectations keep us in a box, limiting our choices. When we don’t achieve

Read More

Loving messages

How aware are you of the messages you give to your children? How do you show delight in your child? We all know that our children feel valued and loved when we give them our warmth, love and attention and show delight in who they

Read More

Nurturing creativity

These past few weeks, we’ve been looking at the topic of parenting. Our role as parents, I see, is to prepare our children for life, teaching them to be responsible and care for themselves and the world around them. Throughout the process, we can look

Read More

Our essential nature.

When you look at a new born baby, what do you see? I see innocence, pure light, love, joy… and infinite possibilities. I see a diamond! Like the precious stone, babies come in different sizes, colours and cuts and they have many different facets. Our

Read More

All we need is love

These past few weeks we’ve been looking at one of the challenges of parenting – taking action, asking for support, when your intuition tells you that something needs attention and you have no idea where that might lead. What can stop us from taking action?

Read More

A moment of choice

Our daughter went to boarding school in England when she was 10 going on 11. There, she was bullied for a number of years. Not interested in clothes, make-up or boys, she was marginalised and attributed with being either ‘weird’ or ‘gay’. The fact that

Read More

A mother’s intuition

We’ve all heard the expression a ‘mother’s intuition’ and typically we understand this to mean that a mother ‘knows’ when something is amiss. What I’ve learned is that it’s one thing to hear our intuition, it can be quite another to find the courage to

Read More

Taking care of diamonds – our children

Most parents say that parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world – and it can be one of the toughest. It doesn’t come with an instruction manual! Caring for a child who is seen to be ‘different’ or who has an

Read More

Speaking up

The key to any relationship, personal or professional, is to be our self and be able manage any differences. ‘Be all things unto all men’ encourages us to be seen for who we are so that people recognise who we are and the calibre of

Read More

Conflict – or – opportunity to understand?

What is your pattern when it comes to managing differences with others?  Do you … tend to stand your ground and blame the other do everything to avoid conflict look for a compromise see an opportunity to clarify and understand the other more, to collaborate

Read More

Finding a way – when the children leave home

Children leave home for different reasons – to go to boarding school or university, to live with a partner, to live independently, perhaps even to escape mum and dad. Most of us long to see our children happy, independent, confident yet when the day comes

Read More

Finding a way …through divorce

You feel exhausted, you don’t know what to do next, you just want to find a way out of the chaos. Your partner has just announced they no longer want to stay in your relationship. You don’t know how you will ever survive alone. You’ve

Read More

Finding a way … through infertility

Many things can put stress on our relationships – illness, infidelity, financial problems, infertility to name a few. The struggle to have a baby can come as a shock. You assume it will happen, you think you can choose the time to have a baby,

Read More

Change in relationships

D’you struggle with relationships? D’you have great relationships with some and not with others? D’you ever give any attention to your relationship with yourself? People come into our lives for a reason, sometimes it’s for a season, sometimes it’s for a lifetime. The opportunity is

Read More

When do you not allow yourself to feel?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about passion, and commented that if we don’t allow our self to feel we won’t feel the fire of our passion – whatever we do will come from our mind. How well do you understand, express and manage your

Read More

Head or Heart?

How do you make choices in life? D’you tend to do everything based on logic …or… are you someone who experiences and reacts to life according to how you feel? How can you find balance; how can you trust yourself? If you have a strong

Read More

? I have confidence…. ?

A few weeks ago, I went to see the movie ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and was reminded of the song from the original film ‘I have confidence…. ‘ when the nanny, ‘practically perfect in every way’, had doubts about how she was going to look after

Read More

Life is for Living!

How many of us strive to be perfect in our multiple roles and sometimes, without even noticing it, the ‘perfection’ steals away our ability to be in the moment and enjoy ourselves? We get busy, caught up in the routine of everyday, and there’s no

Read More

Passion!

Feeling free within yourself to embrace all that life offers, saying ‘yes’ to life, we feel energised, optimistic…passionate! What if … you feel something is missing? Often, it’s because we’re out of alignment. Our soul is asking us to be more of who we are,

Read More