Crossing the threshold of transformation

Today I am 39 weeks and 5 days into my pregnancy. A stones throw away from my ‘due date’… which let’s face it is a total wild card because so few babies actually arrive on that exact day… but being this close to meeting our little one has been bringing up some interesting emotions and thoughts in this past few weeks and I felt compelled to share them…

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The miraculous gift of change

As human beings we face a little contradictory turmoil over change… on one hand we are living, breathing, expanding beings who crave growth and movement to provide us with the stimulation we need. However - on the other hand we can often be very fearful of things looking different to what how they did previously - our desire for safety can make us see change as risky, as daunting and overwhelming.

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Anxiety: An ongoing journey

This week is Mental Health Week and I decided that it was time to revisit a topic that I used to talk about a lot more. Anxiety. You might think that the reason I haven’t written about it for a while is because I no longer struggle with it, or that it no longer plays a large role in my life. But that is not the truth.

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The fall, and rise of sisterhood

A few years ago, if someone mentioned the phrase ‘sisterhood’ to me I would recoil and roll my eyes - finding it way to ‘woo woo’ and ‘out there’ for my very practical, and in truth - judgemental - self. And perhaps you are in a similar space right now, perhaps even the fact that the word is in the title is putting you off reading any further. But I urge you - if that is coming up for you it is even more reason for you to read on…

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The ultimate winter self care...

At this time of year we are often bombarded with tips and advice on how to ‘survive’ the winter months. Articles on how we can get through it, how to combat the germs flying around, how to be happier and healthier and still keep all our sh*t together during the colder weather and darker days. What to eat, when to eat, and what vitamins we need to have. It can be pretty overwhelming!

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