November 5, 2019

It's time I wrote to you again!  I have been busy focusing on painting and enjoying half term holidays with my children.  For some reason they have two weeks off!  I am currently recovering from the enormous amount of den building that goes on in the living room preven...

September 25, 2019

Imagine not having anything to say, imagine not having anything to write about.  in fact there's so much to write about, I couldn't keep up, so I don't do it and then when I do sit down to write about it, the monkey mind joins in and I can't think of anything to start...

July 5, 2019

Maintaining physical health, exercise and motivation is a problem for many of us.

I don’t often talk about fitness,physical health, and weight.  There are so many experts out there that offer advice, solutions, motivation, and support.  We all know it is important, and...

June 23, 2019

Shame and self-judgement led to overwhelm.

We work so hard, trying to achieve something, perhaps more money, better relationships, being the best parent, meeting your kids needs, friends needs, creating a happy clean lovely home, being the best at what you do, being a g...

June 15, 2019

(Do you complain about lacking, cost, and not having things, or do you celebrate all that you have?)

Since I left school and had to fend for myself as an ‘adult’  I struggled with money. I always spent everything just scraping through til the next payday.    I never rea...

May 30, 2019

I used to beat myself up for not getting things done within a time frame I set for myself.  I would get so frustrated that I would give up on a project. I would use such negative words about myself, and this would always sabotage my plans and intentions.    I have star...

May 24, 2019

I used to be outgoing, and outspoken as a little girl.  Quite bossy, no filter.

I was sent to boarding school (age 10) and felt deeply disconnected and alone from everyone.  I was desperate to fit in, but didn’t know how to.

Then there was the English teacher who I feare...

May 8, 2019

This has been a long time coming.  Let’s give you some background…

I left boarding school to go to Art College.  I was a grade A student at drawing, painting, woodcarving and understood the basic western history of art, from pre-renaissance through to cubism and beyond....

April 2, 2019

We are pretty good at celebrating others’ achievements, birthdays etc, but when it comes to celebrating the person we know so well, and are with all day everyday, we slowly take them for granted.  We even start to believe that maybe that person isn’t as special as we t...

March 20, 2019

I’m ill with a horrible chest bug,  feeling flat, even being negative!

 Being a self depreciating, not good enough fraud.

It’s all rubbish, of course.

You know the familiar pattern of beating ourselves up for not being perfect, not reaching our own expectations, or reachi...

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