Living well Mental health

No firm plans…

Part of the problem with this blog, my continual process of starting and stopping, is that I am always questioning my identity, my faith and the fundamentals of who I am. This makes it difficult to actually write because I am worried that I haven’t set out who I am and what I want to […]

Living well Mental health

Kindness

Kindness is such a tiny thing, that is very easy for it to get overlooked in the every day bustle of life, and the more important things. We are always being told we should LOVE OURSELVES, that we should have CONFIDENCE and other SELF BELIEF and other such CAPITALISED and American ways of thinking about […]

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Simplicity by the bag load

I am always striving for simplicity, but I find that I can often get so caught up in finding the perfect simple solution that I over complicate my life. Does that make sense? Is that something you do? I have to use a rucksack, because otherwise I quite quickly get shoulder issues. I am ok […]

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Blissful yoga

I have practiced yoga for over twenty years now, most of it at home on my own, sometimes attending classes and more off than on if I am honest. Since I got sick I have done yoga every morning as a way to help my body heal, gain strength and cope with stress, which has […]

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The secret toll of stress

I have always been a massive stress head. I have learnt to deal with this through yoga, meditation, mindfulness and prayer. I have had to relearn how to react to things. I would love to say that I am an ultra chilled out zen person, but that really isn’t true, but I am a lot […]

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Journeying home

No, this isn’t my home, but is such a sweet little sign and frogs!  Another post, prompted by the retreat at Penhurst led by Pen Wilcock. We were talking about journeys and the idea of coming home and I realised that my journey is a labyrinth, and always has been. To the extent that I […]