Embodying our truth

The more and more I connect in with my body and my truth through powerful activation practices, the more I realise just how important it is to bring the two together. In fact, it is essential.

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You are doing enough...

Everyone I speak to right now is tired. I’ve written about this before and it’s an ongoing theme and I’m sure this won’t be the last time I write about it. The honest truth is that we shouldn’t be tired. Not all the time. This exhaustion is an epidemic that I believe is fuelled by feelings of ‘not enough’.

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Sunrise wishes

I share these words with you on Summer Solstice, the day when the light lasts longer, a day of renewal and promise and wonder at the potential of the warmer months upon us.

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Speaking your truth... even when your voice shakes...

I have always found it easy to write - and actually to write very openly and express my true feelings using words. In fact, I have hidden a little bit behind my words at times because they feel far less daunting than to say them out loud. So to actually SPEAK about things that I am passionate about, and have people listen to them - is a whole other ball game…

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Honouring our menstrual cycle

Until just over four years ago - I didn't think twice about my period. I didn't consider it as something to be grateful for, or that I was lucky to have this monthly cycle. In fact it was an inconvenience at times, something that as I was growing up had been called 'the curse', or 'being on the blob', and many other negative words that dis-empowered me and pretty much every woman I knew actually.

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Expect nothing, appreciate everything...

As I said goodbye to my husband and Dad at the airport, I walked through security and into the departure lounge with tears streaming down my face. I didn't care what people thought of me because I was so consumed with emotion that it felt too painful to try and swallow back the tears.

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Want to know what your true purpose is?

You can't go far these days without coming across something that talks about purpose. How to find it, live it, love it, make a career in it, serve other people with it... but over the past few years I have really begun to question whether this constant state of seeking purpose is a healthy space to be in...

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The courage in my tears...

Last week I cried. I felt the tears building for days and days, and then like an avalanche I allowed them to pour out in a cascade of energy, releasing fear, sadness, anger, overwhelm and leaving behind a beautiful feeling of emptiness. 

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