Mental health Spirituality

Too much

I recently had a job interview for the role of Marketing Director for a music charity. I didn’t get it and I didn’t have a key bit of experience, which another person did – fair enough, I am fine with that. Disappointed, but fine. But, what the interviewer also said was that I was ‘too […]

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Structure and Spirituality

There is no doubt in my my mind that I like structure. Music has a very well laid out and well trodden path with guidelines and even exams along the way. I know exactly what I have to do to pass each Grade. Whether or not I can is a different matter, the expectations are […]

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Changing tastes

I have always loved dark, twisted books and TV. But there seems to be something happening to my tastes, they are changing quite considerably. I’ve written before about how I can’t watch Game of Thrones, and this same thing is affecting all the TV I watch and even the books I read. I don’t want […]

Mental health

Tiptoeing into the unknown

I think I am getting to the point where I know what I want to be doing with my life, in fact I have always know, but the fear is stopping me from heading there. I have lived my life wrapped up in shoulds and musts, worrying about what other people think of me, what […]

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That aching hole

I recently discovered Mark Nepo and I enjoyed Seven thousand ways to listen a great deal and I have bought his Book of Awakening to be my daily inspirational reading. I reread Seven Thousand ways over Christmas. He spoke in the book about the ache in his soul being a tuning fork. I hadn’t thought about […]

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To write or not to write

Like most people at this time of year I spend a lot of time reflecting on the past year, which for me means re-reading my journals. As I was reading, I realised how dull my journals were and I started to question the point of actually doing them in the first place. I spend a […]