In the middle of the lockdowns, you might not have seen the positive side of isolating. Chances are that you felt lonely at times. What I and many others found though was that during the alone times and the loneliness, the painful feelings were the
I love solitude and being alone. This means that I am having to be sensitive to those around me who are struggling with isolating, with the very idea of isolating – whether it’s with family or retreating into solitude. These are early days of the
We are all afraid of something I have yet to meet a completely fearless person, but I meet brave ones all the time. The ones that move through the fear or who feel it and act – no ‘ifs’ or ‘and’ or ‘buts’. They are
When we understand, we can bring love and healing into our lives. Stress is a good example of how understanding something or someone changes our experience. We all struggle with stress – it can scramble your brain, cause illness and disease and create havoc with
I am going on holiday, and it made me relise how tired and frazzled I was – I had been taking myself and my ‘stuff’ too seriously. I was a serious child, and quite intense as a young adult. Now, one of my aims in
And now for loneliness – something we don’t like to mention too much. Some fear it could be contagious! I know that feeling, we all know that feeling, it’s part of the human condition – a primeval sign that we need to seek out connection!
During rest our batteries are recharged; we re-balance and revitalise our physical, mental and emotional resources. Many of us rush around all day… so much to be done, the ‘to do’ list is endless! And we wonder why we are tired, even exhausted. It is