Hope Springs Eternal

Always we hopesomeone else has the answer.some other place will be better,some other time it will all turn out. This is it.no one else has the answer.no other place will be better,and it has already turned out. At the centre of your beingyou have the...
The best teachers; often in disguise

The best teachers; often in disguise

Aside from my favourite kindergarten teacher, who had the softest of angora cardigans and comfiest of laps to climb into, some of the best teachers in my life have actually been people I loathed. Loathed? Well, I’ve learnt from experience that when I find...
The Embodiment of Recovery

The Embodiment of Recovery

Earlier this month I celebrated thirty-two years’ sobriety. For the uninitiated that means eleven thousand six hundred and eighty continuous days without alcohol. Of any kind. That’s what surprises most people. “Not even a sip?” Nope. No sherry trifle. No Bailey’s...
Somatic coaching during the pandemic

Somatic coaching during the pandemic

Is there anything left to say about our unprecedented circumstances? I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling OVER-zoomed, connected, educated,entertained. While the new found space in my calendar is welcome on many levels, it’s tempting to get lost in the daily deluge...
Waiting can be good

Waiting can be good

“When your wings have suddenly and unexpectedly been clipped, maybe, just maybe, there’s more to learn by staying where you are.”Author unknown Someone I care about recently shared this at a time when they didn’t want to be in that...