Life at a snails pace

Life at a snails pace

“It’s always the small pieces that make the big picture” – Unknown – Growing up, anytime there was a jigsaw puzzle on the go, I was drawn to it like a flower bending to the light.  It was always a challenge diverting my attention to anything...
Mid-Week Holiday Moments

Mid-Week Holiday Moments

“Balance is not something you find. It’s something you create.” – Unknown – We’ve had some gorgeous warm days in Melbourne recently, which has made for perfect beach nights.  Watching the moment the sun farewelled the day was just as...
Self-compassion or Self-criticism?

Self-compassion or Self-criticism?

“Why is self-compassion a more effective motivator than self-criticism? Because its driving force is love, not fear.” – Kristin Neff – A while ago, my friend Sandra sent me a video on self-compassion.  Although I meant to watch it, I completely...
Are you at the Stage of naming your plants?

Are you at the Stage of naming your plants?

“Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience” – John Kabat Zinn – In these last two weeks, I’ve felt very connected, which seems funny when I’m home all day long!  I’ve taken advantage of video catchups via zoom which includes...
Don’t think about a white bear!

Don’t think about a white bear!

“The mind is everything.What you think, you become” – Buddha – Last Saturday I started my journal community session by asking everyone to not think about a white bear.  If you haven’t already, try it for the next 10 seconds… I then shared a memory...