Make a decision your future self will thank you for…

We live in a society that floods the media with ideals of the perfect body, the perfect face, the perfect hair. Just one glance at magazines and you are met with 'lose 8lbs in 8 days', 'on trend looks for spring' and 'how she got her body back post-baby'. It's exhausting! But yet, ignoring those … Continue reading Make a decision your future self will thank you for…

Tigers, Teddybears and Why It’s Important To Connect…

My own hope is that once we have a better cultural understanding of attachment, we will realise it is not just about children. It is about us: it is about what it means to be human, to live, to lose and to love. - Dr Suzanne Zeedyk I had the privilege of hearing Dr Suzanne … Continue reading Tigers, Teddybears and Why It’s Important To Connect…

More Than Numbers On Scales

I've recently joined a gym. While this may not necessarily be newsworthy enough for a full blog entry to be dedicated to it, and I have not intention of turning this into a 'health and fitness' blog, some of what I have witnessed since my new-found bout of looking after my body has caused me … Continue reading More Than Numbers On Scales

Conditions of Human Life #2: Stress

We see the effects of stress every day. The frazzled mother shouting at her child in the supermarket while trying to work out which of her cards to use to pay for the shopping this week, the suited businessman downing a whisky at 6pm on a Friday evening after what felt like an endless week … Continue reading Conditions of Human Life #2: Stress

Fragile

Dust if you must, but wouldn't it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if you must, but there's not much time, With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb; Music to hear, and books to read; … Continue reading Fragile