The Dawn Patrol

The older I get, the more I see that what I put into myself – the quality of my food, drink, exercise, sleep and meditation – the better the quality I can put back out into my surroundings. I heard an interesting tip this week on improving the quality of …

Into the Sun

This quote pays tribute to the eternal truth of the cycle from light to dark: the sun, the moon, and then the sun again. Once you except your place in this constant cycle, stillness falls. The point is not to remove the darkness, the point is to embrace it all. I often …

Dark Side of the Moon

My household was crazy yesterday. Proper. Crazy. It started at 6am with a whirlwind of fierce energy from my son which culminating in a vampire-style attack on my daughter; progressed on to my husband and I who managed to argue for a whole hour about whose legs were further under …

Think with your Heart

I love this quote from a Native American in Carl Jung’s Autobiography Memories, Dreams, Reflections. Jung was fascinated by the fact that this Pueblo Indian did not feel the need to use his head to puzzle things out and just confidently followed his heart. This particular tribe worshipped the sun …

Conscious eating

This past week I’ve watched my three-year-old son go down with a severe case of chicken pox, only to bounce back unscathed within days. The human body is truly incredible. Amazingly, over the period he was healing he spent a full two days purely resting and refusing all food (including …

Thread of destiny

In my own stream, I’m always balancing two values: keeping one foot in being the best version of myself and contributing the most I can to the world, whilst also keeping one foot grounded in my life as it is now. Although tricky to stay present in both, when you …