So how many hours and days are left? In this week, this month, this year, this Life? We can pick a number but we really don't know.... And that's sort of scary so we pretend and don't go there - pretending that we have all the time in the world, forever and ever maybe. But … Continue reading Pause to ask – How many days are left?
A little bird told me and so I thought I'd pass it on: If you're anxious - that thing you're fretting about, is probably not that serious... Yet, ordinary, little things can be beautiful and important so pay attention to them. Good decisions are rarely made in a hurry... But Great decisions can be made … Continue reading Words of wisdom from the naive
The signs are everywhere really and despite that we don't see them. Or maybe we ignore them because we don't like what they say. We don't want to hear that we should stop or even pause because at times, it seems impossible to do so. We don't want to see the costs even though we … Continue reading Noticing the signs
I love you. You're important in my life. I'm proud of you. Thank you. I miss you. I'm sorry. Can I help in some way? I appreciate what you did. I attended a funeral a few months ago and as I didn't know the deceased very well, I was able to be there in very … Continue reading The things we mean to say (but often don’t)
I'm fascinated with how people behave, learn, accomplish, fail, succeed - basically how we, as humans, are in the world. Even as a child, I loved noticing things: about people, the world and nature. It didn't always make sense to me and there wasn't really anyone I could chat to about it. So I did … Continue reading Questions to be asked
It's easy isn't it? To get busy. To rush around. To get things done. To go on autopilot. I know - it happens to me sometimes (a lot!). So therefore, I can ask: of the twenty four hours available to you yesterday, how many were you Actually Present for? So sleep probably took up nearly a … Continue reading Psst- did you notice (your) Life yesterday?
I'm a slow learner. It takes a while for me to 'get' that I can't circumvent the laws of nature! Knowing this in theory doesn't stop me pushing very hard to try! But I don't think I'm alone in this. I understand (on a theoretical level at least), that my body is not superhuman; that … Continue reading Self Care for Slow Learners – Never Give Up