If you’re a regular to my blog you’ll know I have a generally optimistic view of the world. I’ve always preferred to err on the side of giving people the benefit of the doubt, but on a few occasions this has led me into situations where my trust was misplaced and I’ve paid the price. … Continue reading Nottingham Knockers: the conundrum of trusting the Universe in a world where not everyone got the ‘we are all one’ memo.
A different kind of knowing
Some of my poems refer to ‘knowing’ in a sense that is more than accumulated knowledge or facts. I’ve only become consciously aware of this type of knowing over the past couple of years, but listening to an Eckhart Tolle podcast recently I’ve begun to realise I've always instinctively leaned into this kind of non-conceptual … Continue reading A different kind of knowing
Follow Your Knowing: when intuition leads to awesomeness
I had a few things on my plate last week and I was dithering. I can be a queen of procrastination and on this particular day my brain was cycling through options like a washing machine set to spin. Then a clear instruction appeared: walk to the shop and pick up some milk. This instruction … Continue reading Follow Your Knowing: when intuition leads to awesomeness
Twelve weeks off the booze and I feel…pretty good.
Like my initial decision to take a break from alcohol, hitting the three month dry mark has been pretty non-eventful. I told a few friends and family I’d reached my target and gave my thanks for the obligatory ‘well done’ comments, but accepting praise felt a little disingenuous because, as was the case when I … Continue reading Twelve weeks off the booze and I feel…pretty good.