I was really lucky recently to be able to go camping on Moreton Island, QLD with my partner and four kids for 8 nights with just the basics (e.g. cold showers).... and it really felt like a retreat from the world as we slept, snorkelled, kayaked, ate and slept some more! But as the layers fell and we… Continue reading It’s not perfect… it is as it is ….and within that are some really great moments!
I haven't been able to write lately....I've been struggling with settling in to a new job and I had too many obligations and I haven't been that mindful at times....sigh. I did have an amazing experience on our local river though which I'd love to share with you - very relevant for this crazy time… Continue reading Reminder to breathe….
I am so excited to be reading Dan Siegel's 'Brainstorm: The Power & Purpose of the Teenage Brain' Unfortunately I'm reading it very slowly in small bites and I have his No Drama Discipline Book (written with Tina Payne Bryson) waiting invitingly by my bedside too but hopefully this bite size reading means more concepts will… Continue reading Adol-essence…
I was so fortunate recently to have a day travelling by ferry to Moreton Island, QLD with a good friend and the day held NO schedule or agenda. Slowly I began to unwind with the ferry ride, the snorkelling, the fish for lunch, the walk along the beach and then as I floated in the tropical… Continue reading Aimlessness…the art of doing nothing, of just being
I felt like I was quite old (I was a new Mum and in a relationship with my partner) before I realised that if you can brainstorm solutions and think laterally there is always a win:win solution....there will always be a way through if you just look hard enough! I was fascinated with the recent Life… Continue reading Brainstorming Solutions…thinking laterally & creatively to solve problems
At first I HATED my 50 minute drive to work....still do on occasion, but I appreciate the drive better if I have downloaded some podcasts at Zencast for free http://www.zencast.org/ and I feel that I am learning...Appropriately the other week as I was driving along, worried and scared about work, I found two podcasts, Fear by… Continue reading Feeling fear….mindfully!!