May 15, 2020

A psychotherapist once said to me Intuition favours a well stocked mind. At the time I desperately wanted to believe her but the line puzzled me. Being someone who believed more in the power of heart, rather than head, the idea that a well stocked mind could be the ans...

March 3, 2018

My father once said to me, Listen to your heart and listen to your head and follow the one that serves you best. Geez Wayne - how do I do that? And what does that mean? If I am listening to both and they don't agree with each other how do I know which one is going to s...

November 15, 2017

In my last post I discussed creating loving connections with our kids. The heart and soul of the post came down to the importance of engaging in child-led play, and having quality one-on-one time with each of our kids. So, if this is already happening in your family, y...

July 24, 2017

I am a solo mother, a HypnoBirthing practitioner, a counsellor and facilitator, and a practitioner at the Women's centre here in Christchurch. I am also someone who is committed to personal growth and to establishing healthy and attuned relationships. Needless to say,...

May 16, 2017

I am inspired to write this post as it is one of my current focuses and it is giving me much joy and satisfaction. Please note: I am no expert.

I wouldn't say I've previously been a hoarder, although I still have clothes and books, and items of jewellery that I had when...

May 2, 2017

                                     “Be there for others but never leave yourself behind.” - Dodinsky 

It’s been said a million times before. It’s a cliché. We all know it makes s...

April 10, 2017

 "Hypnobirthing is as much a philosophy as it is a technique. It is a rewarding, relaxing, stress-free method of birthing that is based on the belief that all babies should come into the world in an atmosphere of gentility, calm and joy. When a mother is properly prepa...

April 9, 2017

The idea for this post came to me recently when I was at AquaGym in Christchurch swimming lengths. I'm not one of these people who has been swimming for years and is super fit and can swim lengths of freestyle for an hour. The truth is that I haven't been swimming for...

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