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Finding the Keys To Unlock My Voice

Finding the Keys To Unlock My Voice

Bob asked me the other day: "Mummy, where does your voice come from?”. Isn't that a SUPER interesting question? (thank you Bob!).  He was intrigued: why does his Dad sound different to me, and me to him?  (p.s. his Dad is from Grimsby and I am not, which is one key...

The Unexpected Journey Back Home to Your Spark

The Unexpected Journey Back Home to Your Spark

Do you know where you left your spark?   It’s ok if you don't know sat reading this right now.  Or perhaps you just don't remember.  You think perhaps you may have wrapped it up and hidden it so well for safe keeping, like a precious heir loom tucked right at the back...

There’s a reason why Brené Brown isn’t British

There’s a reason why Brené Brown isn’t British

And why Brits don't know what to do with their feelings... Failing the fact that Brené Brown, the Queen of Vulnerability, was born in San Antonio, Texas, us British adults are light years behind our American brethren in sharing our feelings with anyone, let alone...

Want a tool to bring back your time and energy?

Want a tool to bring back your time and energy?

(#embracingthesuck) (#reclaimingenergy) How are you feeling?  Tired? Fed up? Bored of it all? I don't think many people are feeling truly alive right now, and can't wait to feel that way again!  My emotions cycle through all of the seasons many times a day (or even by...

Keep Going, Don’t Stop, Power On- How about NO?

Keep Going, Don’t Stop, Power On- How about NO?

You may have come across a popular quote which says: “The path to lasting success is to take massive, consistent and relentless action”. Can we please take a moment's pause with a pot of tea and consider what this means?  Webster’s dictionary tells me that...

Let’s Play: What We Can Learn from The Queen’s Gambit

Let’s Play: What We Can Learn from The Queen’s Gambit

If you haven’t already watched it, please stop everything and go and enjoy The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix. I absolutely ADORED it. If you haven’t watched it yet you might want to stop reading this now. Why was I so blown away by this story?? It wasn’t just Scott...

Lockdown 2.0: Are You Feeling Swampy?

Lockdown 2.0: Are You Feeling Swampy?

I was genuinely surprised last Saturday to find myself seriously swamping at the prospect of a London Lockdown 2.0. I just couldn’t shift out of the quagmire of my heavy thoughts around the new restrictions (even though they’re really not THAT bad right now)....

Curiously Sober

Curiously Sober

This is the post I did NOT want to share with you, which means I know I’m meant to. So here goes…. During Lockdown I became slightly obsessed with looking for the Joy, for ways to feel good, as a way of navigating lockdown and keeping my head on straight. If you were...

What if this could be as yummy as apple pie?

What if this could be as yummy as apple pie?

This weekend we treated ourselves to a traditional home cooked roast chicken dinner with roast potatoes, sage stuffing and gravy, all topped off with warm apple pie and custard. Yu-mmy. I say “we”... Me: “Bob, do you want apple pie?” Bob: “NNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO it’s...

Take It Easy

Take It Easy

Oh, how easily, I take things WAY too seriously.  The warrior within me loves striving for things which feel important, and, A LOT of things have felt important this year.  A lot of things have felt meaningful and like they matter and need our attention, now.  And a...

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