What does my heart want?

By Lesley | January 21, 2020 | 2 Comments

Welcome back, how are you progressing? (If you’re new here, we’re in the middle of a review as we want to be sure that our dreams are supporting us – you can read more in my previous blogs). To recap; over the past few weeks you’ve reviewed the garden of your dreams, identified what flourished & what didn’t, pulled out weeds & unhealthy plants & the soil is now ready for new planting. This week you’ll start to consider what your future garden might look like. I appreciate that last week I asked you to take BIG action. If you’ve done everything I asked, well done, & if you’ve made a start well done too. If you haven’t quite finished everything, that’s okay. I suggest you start dreaming, BUT please schedule time to finish letting go of old dreams. As I’ve said several times before, there will be no room for new dreams until you make space for them in the same way that new plants can only grow once you’ve pulled out those which are no longer thriving. You might be thinking that this is a lot of work especially in winter when you want to hibernate. Of course you don’t have to do any of this, you could continue as you are. Living in tune with your heart’s desire takes effort & you might prefer the easy way out. But before you decide to do that please take a few moments to answer this question: How would my … Read moreWhat does my heart want?

Dreading the work Xmas do?

What’s the link between Christmas parties & pass the parcel?

By Lesley / December 15, 2014 / 1

Let me guess; you’re dreading the work Christmas party because you know everyone will be talking about their children or grandchildren and you’ll feel inadequate because you can’t join in. … Read moreWhat’s the link between Christmas parties & pass the parcel?

3 ways to take control at Christmas

By Lesley / December 9, 2014 / 7

Let me guess, Christmas is fast approaching and your stress is building. Everywhere you go there’s Christmas music, and ‘happy family’ adverts seem to leap out at you from the … Read more3 ways to take control at Christmas

Is your heart a museum to grief?

By Lesley / November 25, 2014 / 1

You know that feeling you get when you read something and it’s being punched in the solar plexus? Well the piece below by Elizabeth Gilbert did this for me and … Read moreIs your heart a museum to grief?

Helpful books – Swimming by Enza Gandolfo

By Lesley / November 5, 2014 / 0

When you’re not sure which way to turn, there’s so much solace to be found in the written word and especially when the story parallels your own experience. A couple … Read moreHelpful books – Swimming by Enza Gandolfo

It’s good that we don’t have children

By Lesley / September 26, 2014 / 8

A couple of weeks ago I heard myself say these words, they sort of came out on their own and took me by surprise. My first reaction was to consider … Read moreIt’s good that we don’t have children

Three ways to be more open about being childless

By Lesley / August 28, 2014 / 0

The ONE thing most women who connect with me find really hard (or even impossible) is to be open about why they don’t have children. Some say that keeping it … Read moreThree ways to be more open about being childless

Men and Women discussing childlessness

By Lesley / August 24, 2014 / 2

A few weeks ago when recording an interview with Viv Oyolu we touched on how different the journey is for men. Viv had the great idea to facilitate a discussion … Read moreMen and Women discussing childlessness

How to improve your life in 15 minutes.

By Lesley / August 5, 2014 / 2

You know that your life can change for the worse in an instant; you’ve received a call that turned your world upside down, maybe the one that told you you … Read moreHow to improve your life in 15 minutes.

Why courage is the key to moving on

By Lesley / July 25, 2014 / 2

Since I wrote the six things I’ve learned in the last year I’ve come to realise just how intertwined they are and how they’re a recipe for life in general, … Read moreWhy courage is the key to moving on

Six things I’ve learned about living as a childless woman

By Lesley / July 9, 2014 / 1

Have you ever started something thinking you’re ready but it’s only after you’ve been doing it for a while that you realise NOW you’re ready? Well that’s been my experience … Read moreSix things I’ve learned about living as a childless woman

What are you concerned about?

By Lesley / June 10, 2014 / 0

You’re wondering about signing up to my programme Let Go and Move On: Six Steps to Finding Fulfilment after Childlessness  and something is holding you back. Maybe you haven’t worked … Read moreWhat are you concerned about?

Who are you now? (or how I re-discovered myself by way of butterflies, lights and snow)

By Lesley / June 2, 2014 / 2

As a childless woman one of your greatest challenges is to work out who you are and how you fit into society. I always wanted to be a mother and … Read moreWho are you now? (or how I re-discovered myself by way of butterflies, lights and snow)

Had your baby buttons pushed? Learn three simple tricks to regain your equilibrium

By Lesley / May 14, 2014 / 0

One of your biggest challenges is coping with children. Your baby buttons are pushed every time you see or hear about children. They seem to be everywhere, maybe it’s your … Read moreHad your baby buttons pushed? Learn three simple tricks to regain your equilibrium

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What’s the gift?

By Lesley / May 1, 2014 / 8

The other day a friend told me that he was about to start chemotherapy. This was a complete surprise and what he said next was even more astounding. He told … Read moreWhat’s the gift?

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Are you the best version of yourself?

By Lesley / April 10, 2014 / 1

Well are you? You play many different roles in life and over your lifetime, are any of them the real or the best you (whatever the ‘best’ means to you)? … Read moreAre you the best version of yourself?

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