The curse of conformity

The curse of conformity

Conformity …. the very word makes me shudder. It brings to mind images of hoards of identically dressed people in some sci-fi movie, none of them realising that they look just like everyone else. I can often be found pontificating on the importance of being the Real...
A love note for the weary

A love note for the weary

Rest. Weariness is more than just being physically tired. It’s tiredness coupled with being so worn down by emotional burdens that you threaten to crumble if one more demand is placed upon you. It’s feeling as if your very soul is tired. I want you to know that it’s...
If opportunity knocks…

If opportunity knocks…

Sometimes opportunities present themselves and we act on them immediately. Sometimes we stop and think about the opportunity, mull it over, weigh up the pros and cons, then end up talking ourselves out of it. Well, the other day I happened to see a Facebook post from...
Letter to an unfulfilled woman

Letter to an unfulfilled woman

Dear You Yes, You. That woman underneath the myriad guises you wear for all the people in your life; those you care for, those who rely on you, those that think they know you. That woman who might live life differently, if only… I’ve noticed you pause in the space...
Learning to be happy

Learning to be happy

Life is full of learning opportunities. Some we actively seek out, some that just fall in our lap and beg to be taken advantage of. Some are those we want to learn, while some are those we really need to learn so we can move forward. Whether you enjoyed school or...