End of Year Thoughts

I can’t believe that we’re coming to the end of another year.  This post-Christmas, pre-New Year time is a veritable cocktail of emotions as we look at what has been and think about what there could be to come.  I myself feel a mixture of pride for what I achieved, lamentations for what didn’t work…

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The Importance of Getting Lost

I went to a riveting panel discussion recently regarding our relationship with Nature.  We’re not talking about gardens here, or pleasure walks at the local National Trust: we’re talking about wild, non-cultivated, unencumbered, there-might-be-a-bear-in-the-woods Nature.  One of the speakers, Nina Lyon, made a comment about our inability to get truly lost in our home country…

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Book Review: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

This book provoked a lot of reflection in me, not least because I was reading it whilst also on my own soulful adventure. It covers Liz Gilbert’s journey to heal her emotional pain and depression, discovering new and wonderful things about herself, finding friendships and love in the process, as she spends a year living and travelling around…

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Book Review: The Goddess Revolution by Mel Wells

I loved this book, plain and simple. I have been reading a lot of self-love and empowerment books lately and they have all been so fantastic, but what I really loved about The Goddess Revolution is Mel Wells’ warmth. At times, reading this felt like being enveloped in a big hug. Her wisdom, earned from…

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Be Your Own Sunshine and Make Your Own Rules – The Beginning of the Journey

It is like the Universe is giving those of us who aren’t listening properly a rough shake back to our senses: it disturbs the equilibrium of your life, like a giant boulder in a stagnant lake, but once the undulations cease you can see everything a bit clearer. And, like the giant boulder which is a new, intrusive presence in the lake, your new insight won’t go away – you can’t ignore it, so your only choice is to act on it, no matter how scary it is to push forward.

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