March 23, 2018

I met a young guy the other day and we chatted about nutrition as we stood in a wholefood shop near where I live. The conversation turned to sugar as I commented on the selection of delicious looking refined sugar free goodies that were there. Now, I’m very much an advocate of the benefits of a sugar free diet, but from time to time I do still treat myself to sugar alternatives such as, dates, coconut nectar, honey etc. tellin...

February 25, 2018

What I have come to feel through developing my connection to my innermost essence is that I am love and held by love, and in that love, there is a very natural connection to truth. I also feel the kind of innate qualities that I am, and yet don't always express for fear of what others may think of me; qualities such as, tenderness, delicateness, stillness and strength are within me waiting to be connected to when I access...

September 20, 2017

We clearly love our food. You only have to look around at the number of different types of restaurants, take-a-way shops and TV cooking programs to see that.  

You may be happiest eating a burger, bun and chips, or prefer some fine dining in a high-end restaurant, or somewhere in between, but the truth is, we all have our own unique and intimate relationship with food.

Considering our apparent love of food, I feel man...

July 22, 2017

How many of us have considered the topic of appreciation in our lives? And how many of us truly take moments to stop and appreciate ourselves? For me, taking moments to appreciate me has allowed a greater depth of understanding of both myself and others.

Self-appreciation used to be a completely alien concept to me. It was never even on my radar to consider appreciating myself at all, and I feel that underlying this was because...

July 19, 2017

I’ve recently been pondering on the word ‘vulnerability’ and its meaning as well as my personal relationship with it. In the past I have always assumed it to be a negative experience and to be avoided at all cost. Feeling vulnerable for me meant feeling exposed, unsure of myself in situations, unguarded and open to attack. Just recalling this makes me want to withdraw and run for cover and hide. I suspect that this may be a si...

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