What Does Empowerment Really Mean?

What Does Empowerment Really Mean?

I’ve got a confession to make… Last year before I set off to live the elusive ‘laptop lifestyle’, I had very questionable ideas around what female empowerment, or empowerment of any kind really meant. I subconsciously held the belief that being...
The Wisdom of Boredom

The Wisdom of Boredom

I have never been a fan of boredom. When it has reared its head in my life, I have previously tried to create drama to suppress it. Boredom has always made me feel uncomfortable and I never understood why until I started investigating mindfulness practices and the...
Why We’re Afraid to be Vulnerable

Why We’re Afraid to be Vulnerable

The reality of being in a human form is that some days, sometimes MOST days, it can be a struggle. We’re taught to power through and not feel what we’re feeling, not stop, not slow down, to put other people first, and so it’s no wonder we encounter times where we feel...
Why Love Sometimes Equals Pain

Why Love Sometimes Equals Pain

“Whatever isn’t healed within each of us will come rapidly to the surface when someone directs real love at us.” These were the wise words of a good friend of mine recently, and similar words have been written again and again over time in countless...
Sit. Stay. Create.

Sit. Stay. Create.

So this is my unconscious pattern. I run. I bolt. I sometimes throw the towel in when things get tough. When something feels too intense I back off. When someone I really like gets too close to me I try to wriggle and run away. When someone I love opens their heart to...