Be the light in someone’s dark day

Over the past few days, I’m hearing from friends and colleagues about another hurting heart, another injury, another loss, another set back, another sad goodbye, another challenging road block. I’m seeing these people I care about caught up in that tender and fragile wave

Reflections of 2014

  As I write this, I am looking out the window to the final setting sun of 2014. It is slowly moving down toward the horizon, a blur of yellows, oranges, pinks being overtaken by the darker blues of approaching nightfall. I am inspired by the amazing Alexandra Franzen from a rece

Who Am I?

  Who am I? 

”I am a dream chaser, an art maker, a belly laugher and spiritual enthusiast. I love the sun on my face, a map in my hand and an unexplored path before me. My dog is my sidekick and together we climb mountains, trek in the forest and seek solace by the ocean —

Why I Thanked My Ex For Breaking My Heart

  Why I Thanked My Ex For Breaking My Heart… and the Spiritual Way I Healed. Earlier this year my relationship of 6 years dissolved. It wasn’t a messy breakup, nor did either one of us do anything wrong. After 6 years of being together, most couples would say “I

Waiting For What You Yearn For

“What ever you are seeking… is also trying to reach you.” Let these 11 words be confirmation that your prayers have been heard. That what your heart and soul are yearning for deep down inside, is out there, making its way to you. The waiting phase can be a challengin

The ‘Feel Good’ Way to Say No to Charities and Fundraisers

We have all had that experience of being forced to listen to, or read about, a {usually deserving} charity or fundraiser happening either locally or globally. Especially when they come knocking on your door, calling you over the dinner hour and now, because of our inter-connectedness

Mettā Meditation

Mettā simply means ‘Loving Kindness’ Wikipedia defines it as: In meditation, I find using the ‘Metta’ or Loving Kindness approach to be the easiest. It’s simply sending loving thoughts to yourself, others and our world. What I love most about this: I get

13 Things to Say to Impress (and Turn On) a Holistic Health Girl

I’ll be the first to admit that not everyone in my life ‘gets’ what I’m into. Because some of my favourite things are, how shall I say it, “alternative”, it really impresses me when someone I am least expecting to will ‘speak my language’

When Love Made Me Cry In The Middle Of The Dance Floor

Love is a powerful force. It can envelope you in comfort in the most peculiar places, like in the middle of a dance floor. Last night after a heart expanding dance class, I was lying in stillness, allowing all thoughts to fade away. When my mind was clear, it allowed my heart to be he

7 Ways to Weave Affirmations Into Your Life

  1. Passwords Change your most commonly used passwords to something inspiring like: IamBeautiful. PeaceLoveJoy. Abund@nce. IamHealthy. If you are typing it out multiple times a day it will surely sink in deep.   2. Sticky Notes Fill your walls, fridge, doors and house with littl