Five Keys to Start and Maintain Good Habits

  You know you need to look after your body, but it can be hard to find time, right?   If you’re stressed or anywhere on the spectrum of adrenal burnout, diet and restorative exercise will be two of the mainstays of your recovery/survival.   But too...

The Messy Truth about Real-Life Self Care

  I started home-schooling last January and recently (after a particularly un-graceful morning trying to leave the house) I decided to ask an old hand (5 kids, all home-ed) about “work-life balance”.   Her response was something like...

How to use the Energy of Midwinter

    It’s the solstice today. Most people (me included) are in the full run down to Christmas now.   Today is the shortest year (and the reason Christmas happens at this point in the Calendar).   I wish we celebrated the festival on this day, but...

Why are boundaries so hard?

  Why are boundaries so *#”@ing HARD sometimes??!!     Have you ever tried to ask for something you needed and then fudged it, backed down or simply avoided the whole conversation?   Does the thought of saying “No, I don’t want to...

How to NOT be a Zombie by Suppertime

How to NOT be a Zombie by Suppertime   When we moved at the start of the year we also began homeschooling. New house. Winter move. DIY. Homeschool. I was floored. Totally wiped out by the emotional and physical magnitude of the thing. By suppertime I could barely...

How to Choose Yourself and Avoid Burnout

  How to Choose Yourself and Avoid Burnout   If you’re always wishing you could do more than seems humanly possible, and getting close to burnout in the process, you’re like almost every woman I know. The combination of ambition, creativity and a...

On Going

  The Most Powerful Words for a Wilder Women   I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time saying no to people. Well, actually I’m quite good at it now. I learned. I want to be there for everyone. I want to be the Yes Lady. And I really,...

What self love looks like.

Self Love = Stillness   Self love = being able to be utterly still knowing that you are safe, held, treasured, what-ever you do.   Knowing that you don’t have to do anything for the good vibes to keep coming.   What if you knew you could rely on a...

How to Say No Like a Priestess

How to say NO like a Priestess   If you want more time in your life, you’re going to have to learn to say no. If you feel like you need more time, it means you’re not getting good value for the time you’re spending doing the things you do.   You need to cull...

Don’t prove how good you are. Realise it.

  So my cat has zero problems with self doubt. I watch her mooch about my house, accepting food and cuddles and looking like a goddess the rest of the time (when she’s not hunting marbles). She knows she’s allowed to be here. She’s got nothing...