Courting Creativity: accessing our inner genius to create the life we want

I’m listening to an audiobook called The Genius Zone: the breakthrough process to end negative thinking and live in true creativity, by Gay Hendricks (sounds right up my street doesn’t it?)  As with many self-development books I’ve read (or listened to), it isn’t saying anything I don’t already know on some level, but often it … Continue reading Courting Creativity: accessing our inner genius to create the life we want

Is there a grown up in the room?! Parenting through the transition to high school

As anyone who has felt the stamped foot of their petulant inner child can attest, being a grown-up is more a fluid state than a definitive destination. The more unresolved issues we keep inside from our childhood (and I’m not necessarily talking ‘big’ issues, things we deem insignificant can still push those buttons, raise those … Continue reading Is there a grown up in the room?! Parenting through the transition to high school

Same Old Story

My husband found these crumpled and torn bits of newspaper from 1979 under a floorboard today. The words that jumped out at me were ‘torture,’ ‘attack’ and ‘terrorists.’ It seems some things really don’t change, unfortunately.