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?

What are you afraid of?

By Lesley / March 31, 2014 / 7

You want to be more open with people, You want to tell your friends or work colleagues about your life, But you’re afraid to. You believe that it you speak … Read moreWhat are you afraid of?

Worried about Mother’s Day? Here are three things which will help.

By Lesley / March 17, 2014 / 5

It’s Mother’s Day next week in the UK, every shop is full of it, there’s posters outside every restaurant and it seems like every aisle in the supermarket has present … Read moreWorried about Mother’s Day? Here are three things which will help.

Four ways to improve your life as a childless woman

By Lesley / March 6, 2014 / 2

Last week we were in a restaurant in Bulgaria where my husband was skiing and the song ‘Its a wonderful, wonderful life’ was played and I haven’t been able to … Read moreFour ways to improve your life as a childless woman

Swimming and healing

What’s swimming got to do with telling your story?

By Lesley / February 10, 2014 / 1

I’ve written previously about how being honest and open about my childlessness has changed my life for the better and how it means that for the first time in many … Read moreWhat’s swimming got to do with telling your story?

Steve Jobs, don't live someone else's life

How long do you have?

By Lesley / January 28, 2014 / 10

I was going to write something different this week, It was my birthday a couple of days ago, and I was already thinking about how quickly time passes when I … Read moreHow long do you have?

from the end spring new beginings

What is it time to let go of?

By Lesley / January 13, 2014 / 2

Now that it’s a couple of weeks into the new year, are you still looking forward to the year ahead or are you wondering whether you REALLY want to let … Read moreWhat is it time to let go of?

if not now. when

What are you going to do differently this year?

By Lesley / January 2, 2014 / 6

Happy New Year and Congratulations for surviving Christmas and New Year. Did you have a great time or was it a struggle? Are you looking forward to the year ahead … Read moreWhat are you going to do differently this year?

I will be kind to myself

The most important thing you can do over Christmas

By Lesley / December 18, 2013 / 2

Over the past few weeks I’ve written tips on how to deal with the family coming at Christmas and how to use pass the parcel to get through parties and … Read moreThe most important thing you can do over Christmas

pass the parcel

Dreading the work Christmas ‘do’? View it as a game of pass the parcel

By Lesley / December 5, 2013 / 7

You’re dreading going to the Christmas ‘do’ at work because you know that everyone will be talking about their children or grandchildren and you feel inadequate because you can’t join … Read moreDreading the work Christmas ‘do’? View it as a game of pass the parcel

a moment of self-compassion can change your day. A string of such moments can change the course of your entire life.

Family coming to stay at Christmas? Here are 3 things you can do to take control

By Lesley / November 22, 2013 / 2

So Christmas is only a few weeks away and you’re already feeling stressed.  Everywhere you go  there’s Christmas music, and every time you turn on the TV all you see … Read moreFamily coming to stay at Christmas? Here are 3 things you can do to take control

Hazel Botswana

Guest post – Making a Difference in Botswana

By Lesley / November 14, 2013 / 1

Here is a guest post by a good friend, Hazel Hodge. Hazel is an inspiration, like many of us it took her a long time to come to terms with … Read moreGuest post – Making a Difference in Botswana

It’s never too late: 4 steps to become who you want to be

By Lesley / October 31, 2013 / 0

A few days ago I came across this quote ‘It is never too late to be what you might have been’ by George Eliot and, whilst I love it as … Read moreIt’s never too late: 4 steps to become who you want to be

Two ways laughter helps you heal, four ways to bring more into your life, and an outtake

By Lesley / October 17, 2013 / 1

I had a different blog post ready to go live today, but twice in the last week I’ve really laughed which made me realise the importance of laughter in healing … Read moreTwo ways laughter helps you heal, four ways to bring more into your life, and an outtake

What’s the link between a cloak, a sprained ankle and a rainbow?

By Lesley / September 19, 2013 / 3

I imagine that you’re struggling to find the link between those three apparently random things so I’m going to let you out of your misery straight away and tell you … Read moreWhat’s the link between a cloak, a sprained ankle and a rainbow?

Selling the Fantasy of Fertility and ‘The Cycle: Living A Taboo’

By Lesley / September 12, 2013 / 2

I’ve mentioned the wonderful Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos and her book on my resources page and I’m delighted to let you know of two events that she’s involved in which will … Read moreSelling the Fantasy of Fertility and ‘The Cycle: Living A Taboo’

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