I wrote this post for World Childless Week & it was published under the topic of ‘Moving Forwards.’ You can read it & many other posts published for that day on this link. These past few months have been strange/challenging (choose an appropriate word) for everyone & no one knows what the future holds so, in August as lockdown eased somewhat in the UK, I took the decision to (as the saying goes) ‘make hay while the sun shines.’ For the past few years I’ve consciously searched for ways to expand my comfort zone, both body & mind &, after being somewhat constrained recently, I’ve made an extra effort. These past few weeks have therefore been filled with joy, fun, new experiences, deepening friendships, growth & (because life isn’t always a bed of roses) there were also tears. My list of experiences includes kayaking down the Thames, lots of yoga including trying new classes, a Qigong training course, challenging myself with new embroidery projects, travelling on the train & tube through London (a big thing at this time), travelling on said transport in bright coloured yoga leggings (a huge thing for me) & accidentally getting on the wrong train with hilarious results. I’m also feeling more so with highs came lows; the tears were 2 big shame spirals, which I can recognise & have the tools to work through. Now & again I’m stopped in my tracks by a ‘wow, who am I now?’ moment which brings forth a happy … Read more Following the curiosity driven path to joy
If you’ve been following my blogs or my social media accounts you’ll know that I’m a big fan of using creativity to support our healing.. It wasn’t always so, I … Read more How can the healing arts support your healing?
I started my website in 2013 & this is blog no 189. 40 of those are Inspirational Stories, but at a guess I’ve written 150 to 200,000 words or, to … Read more Now it’s easy to find what will help you most
This week I have something different for you, a video interview with a friend & novelist Cali Bird. I met Cali several years ago & her story is on my … Read more Tales of the Countess: Conversation with Cali Bird
It’s that time of year again, you’re going to be childless at Christmas & the feeling of dread is building. If you’re like I used to be, you’ll want to … Read more Childless at Christmas: this is all you need