The Beginnings of a Journey

Sipping coffee with an old friend in the spring sunshine last week, I was reminded of what an inpact her friendship is in my life.  Moving to Bedford in my twenties, I had left behind the security of old friends and family.  Who knew how unhappy that would make me?  I sure as […] Read more »

Stories in my Head

I’m a big fan of gratitude.  You know the kind of thing.  You look around you and find a reason to be grateful for what shows up.  Not always easy but always do-able.  Today I feel very grateful to my sister. Take last night.  I was feeling unhappy as I […] Read more »

A bitter sin to swallow

Did you know that in some places there used to be a culture of ‘sin eaters’?  By ritual means, the ‘sin eater’ would take on the sins of a person near death, thus absolving their soul and enabling them to die in peace. When I started Life Coaching, I was lucky enough to […] Read more »

Toxic thoughts

It’s a beautiful day so off I go for a walk around the perimeter of my village.  It’s early Sunday morning, no traffic, just birds singing and the occasional dog barking in the distance.  It would be my idea of heaven but for one thing. My mind is full of toxic […] Read more »

Riding the waves of unhappiness

Some days despite your best efforts it can be a blue, blue day.  I’ve had one today where for no apparent reason the waves of unhappiness washed over me.  The more I thought about it the worse I felt.  Have you been there? I felt worse because trying to figure […] Read more »