“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” Thich Nhat Hanh
Another birthday is on the horizon. Life has been interesting. Lessons have been learned. A new, more fulfilled, me is emerging...
It is day 5 of my new reality. 5 days of life without my mum. My quiet, fiercely independent and loving mum. My heart is broken that she is no longer with us but I know that she is now at peace. She suffers no more and that gives me great comfort. She taught me… Continue reading Day 5 of my new reality… a world without my mum in it.
As I write this, my heart is beating a little faster and my chest is feeling just a little tighter. A sense of panic is setting in. I am a control freak and the idea of letting go of control scares me to death (or so it feels). The truth is that I actually have… Continue reading I’m letting go of control …eek!
I have really been battling with implementing my ideas about how I could create time. For instance, getting up early was easier to do then because my brain was working overtime anyway and I just couldn't sleep. Once my brain got over itself I couldn't get myself out of bed anymore to write. I am… Continue reading “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Dr. Wayne Dyer (Tick Tock Thursday #2)
One of those questions that just about every parent fears but has to face at some point. In fact, his actual words were: "Mummy, please be brutally honest with me. Tell me, is the Easter Bunny real?". My heart sank. What do I tell him? "Most people say he doesn't (picture a very crushed little… Continue reading Mummy…is the Easter Bunny Real?
At the beginning of this year I promised myself that I would make some changes so that I could move closer to achieving the goals that I set for myself. You see, I had made a conscious decision to put my plans on hold over the last 2 years for various reasons. I have no… Continue reading 5 life lessons to keep me moving forward
I was looking at my skin in the mirror the other day and thanking God for the good genes that He has blessed me with. Unfortunately, genetics is not enough to keep my skin looking good. It definitely lays a great foundation though! 🙂 I haven't always looked after my skin. In fact, as with… Continue reading 5 things I would change if I had to had to go back into time
Holidays...what a pleasure! It's been a week and I have to say the time I have spent chilling with my little man has been priceless! Not only have we been out and about spending time with family and friends but we have also been just been enjoying each other's company. This time with him has… Continue reading Quality time with my little human
I was at the mall this evening and caught a glimpse of myself in a mirror. My first reaction was a sinking heart. I haven't gotten around to dyeing my grey hairs and, to my eye, it just made me look way older than I would have liked. I walked around the mall with a… Continue reading You are more than your reflection in the mirror