Call it a Mantra, an Affirmation, an Intention - whatever word you have for it. It's powerful. I'm writing today about the single word (or cluster of words) that inspire me to be my best self each day. It might be a phrase that inspires mindfulness or confidence. It might help me to trust myself… Continue reading The Power of Words
I am self-reliant. External stimuli are neutral until I choose to react to them. As I see the world, hear it, taste it, touch it, smell it - these are only observations. Pause, breathe, and then respond. How I react is my choice. Thoughts and feelings come and go. Sometimes they change direction like the… Continue reading Self-reliant
My mantra or intention for today is to 'let it all go'. I spend so much time worrying about the past and the future. It can be effort to ground myself in the present. I get stuck, paralysed, by goodness only knows what kind of thoughts. Writing Freefall or Morning Pages helps me identify and… Continue reading Let it all go
Have faith in your own abilities.
Natasha Lester is one of the most generous authors in Australia. Her blog is inspiring and informative. It is this generosity, and a love of her travel updates on Facebook as she researches her novels, that inspired me to pick up Her Mother's Secret - as much as the beautiful cover and intriguing blurb! I… Continue reading Natasha Lester: Her Mother’s Secret and A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald
I am free. To be myself. To be the best version of myself. To love and to live with all of my heart.
I'm taking a leaf out of Al and Pip's blogs, here and here, and 'Taking Stock' this January. I really liked this idea, probably because I love lists and reflection, and I'm really happy that Al lead me to Pip - because Pip crochets stuff! Sending a very warm thank you to these two awesome… Continue reading Taking Stock
Letter writing is important to me. I'll write them on paper or as a long email depending on the recipient and what they prefer. Kind of like reading - it doesn't matter to me if the book is printed, or on my kindle or even on my phone. So long as I can get my… Continue reading Letter Writing