Gratitude ‘the experience’

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The notion of gratitude is embedded in our culture and is already a part of our every day lives. We are brought up to be “good, polite,” children and to “give thanks for what we receive”. In fact, we are often shamed into a belief system that if we are not grateful we do not deserve. Linking gratitude with guilt …

Trust, this too shall pass… The only certainty

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Trust It’s seems like another lifetime since I wrote my last blog. And I know you are supposed to write something regularly for reader response. But it has been on my lists of ‘to dos’, which is still spiralling. I have been on a super-fast learning curve spinning plates, trying to understand the world of social media, creating a business, …

Sacrifice

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I am heavily into the process of preparing for the next life-changing trip to India and life is hectic. Moving house amongst all the other ‘to dos’ rarely comes with ease. However, packing up my belongings and storing them away requires a detachment that comes with little resistance for me. Even letting go of the band I have been in …

The Missing Link

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Taking Care… Why is it so difficult? “Take care”, we say this everyday to our friends, family and loved ones. So why is it so difficult to take care of ourselves? Sometimes having blind faith is all that’s needed to recognise things are working for us, rather than against us. Yet as human beings we doubt our faith in life …

The Stiletto Heel of Change

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The Stiletto Heel of Change Since my declaration of independence and leap of faith I feel like I’ve been ‘walking my talk’ with 12 inch stiletto’s on! It looks good, feels sexy, my steps are redefined and small, but I’m wobbly and uncomfortable most of the time! I mentioned in my previous blog The Eternal Alchemist that I could now …

Gratitude: the distilling process

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Today is a day of taking stock of where I have been in order to move forward in this process of Alchemy. A Time for reflection, awareness, gratitude and vision.  Of examining my ‘self’… So I have been looking at some pics that I took of the Monks whilst in Sikkim. Here is an extract from my journal. It’s such …

Action, Reaction and Inspiration

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Rusick Bradford’s Personal Action Reaction painting sums up perfectly the “different” energy we radiate, by following a heart-led life.I felt the fear and did it anyway…[/caption] I felt the fear and did it anyway… Got on the scales and to my delight I’d lost three pounds! Weight- we carry it energetically, physically and mentally. Why does it feel so good …

The Eternal Alchemist

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Walking MY Talk If not now, when? This is my first blog ever and I’m already struggling with the critic in me, (and the formatting!) so please do accept my apologies on her behalf! The reason I’ve started it is because today is a new start… I have decided to walk my talk and follow my dreams, I’ve handed in …