Discovering Who I am

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After writing almost 200 blogs over 7 years I realised how much support there was here & how hard it was for readers to find what they most needed.

I’ve therefore created a number of pages where you can find blogs about different topics.

You can dig deeper under the ‘search the blogs’ menu option.

In March 2022 I tweaked my website so I’m no longer specifically supporting childless women.

I have realized that my path is ‘to discover who I am at the deepest level, to find my natural alignment, feel it & follow that feeling.’

I don’t have the answers, but I am keen to explore questions such as ‘Who am I, what do I want, what’s my purpose, what’s important to me, & how do I want to spend my time?

The way ahead feels like an exciting partly completed canvas; there are features (such as yoga, creativity, travel, time with family & friends) & I’m excited to fill in the gaps, exploring each contour of my life, my body, knowing that there will be dead ends, U-turns &, if it’s like the past few years, more joy (& challenges) than I ever thought possible.

You can read more below

You can read the blogs I’ve written about discovering who I am below, some of which were written before I made the changes.

There’s obviously a cross over between the different subjects,

You can also use the search blog menu option to dig deeper.

And there’s more in my book, Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness.

Time for me to make a new map

By Lesley / March 14, 2022 / 12

I’m writing this shortly after turning 60 which, I can tell you is not for the faint hearted. Before stepping forward into the new decade, I had a long, hard … Read more

What my back taught me about acceptance  

By Lesley / October 5, 2021 / 4

Three years ago I wrote a blog about acceptance & I guess I thought (or hoped) I had it nailed. But looking back I realise there was one crucial piece … Read more

How Yin (Yoga) helped me grieve

By Lesley / August 19, 2019 / 0

Below is the transcript of an article which was published in the August 2019 edition of Yoga Magazine. It’s called ‘How Yin (Yoga) helped me grieve.’ I wrote it from … Read more

What’s the link between a water bottle, a dragon, a swing chair and a stone?

By Lesley / April 1, 2019 / 9

‘I feel incredibly sad, a sadness deep inside. It’s almost overwhelming, a heaviness inside my chest that I carry all the time, if only I could cry.’ ‘I’m sad and … Read more

From sprained ankle to heart in three steps

By Lesley / August 21, 2017 / 6

I hear and feel the crack in my ankle as I crash to the ground. ‘Are you Okay?’ Roger asks. ‘NO’ I get up slowly up and hobble gingerly to … Read more

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Finding gifts in the impossible story.

By Lesley / June 26, 2017 / 6

As you know I’m in the middle of writing a book about stories & there’s a chapter about how the stories we tell ourselves can keep us stuck or set … Read more

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