Yesterday we were paddling in the local bay. My daughters, my brother and his daughter. We were splashing in the shallows, looking for fish and all playing happily. Suddenly a shriek came from my niece “Too much grass!!” she wailed as she ran to the shore, none of us had really noticed, but there were […]

This morning at 5.36am I was driving to the gym, when a half peeled mandarin fell out of the sky. It dropped to the road in front of my car. Before this happened, it was a pretty normal day in my suburb, I had passed the man in his High-Vis vest on his way to […]

I don’t have a couch. I have a colourful chair and quite a lot of books. I go through about four boxes of tissues a month, only because my children have allergies. People don’t come to see me to lie down and cry. I don’t take notes like a Woody Allen therapist. Sometimes, I may […]

Before I joined the gym, I thought I was reasonably fit. Turns out, this was an extremely incorrect assumption. I had not been exercising and been making a lot of excuses. I hadn’t run for a few months because it was “too cold,” “I was injured” or I “had too much on” but the fact […]

The following came from a meditation on Insight Timer by Ana Baretto. You can find this full 30 minute meditation on the free meditation app Insight Timer. I’d like to say I use this meditation app every day – I don’t. I use it when I remember and that is enough. There are more than […]

Get a drink of water. You could be dehydrated! Your body needs water. Not juice, soda, or alcohol — get a tall glass of water and make yourself drink all of it. Make your bed. When you have a lot to do and it feels overwhelming, making your bed can be the first step in […]

Do you carry the weight of the world on your shoulders? Are you constantly sticking your neck out for everyone else? Are you stressed, tired, have unexplained pain or unable to sleep well? Sometimes unexplained pain or chronic pain cannot be resolved with conventional therapies or medication. It may offer some relief, but the pain […]