Mindfulness Why?

“You can’t stop the waves but you can learn how to surf” Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Mindfulness is a mind-body approach that can help us to think and react differently to experiences we may face in...

When the fairytale is broken

I have always loved fairytales. Magical worlds in which to escape full of intrigue, hero’s, villain’s, and of course, the fight between good and evil. I use to have my own fairytale, my own story of how I dreamed my...

Unloveable

In the depths of struggling with mental health we can feel unlovable. I am unloveable. This is what I believe. How could someone love something so flawed, so broken as me? I doubt my own worth, Doubt that I belong....

Grieving what is lost

The tears fall staining the front of my dress. Sobs rack my body and I struggle to catch my breath. There is pain deep in my chest, twisting knots that feel like my heart is tearing. This is grief. Grief...

I matter too

“It does not matter how slowly you go, As long as you do not stop.” I admit I have struggled. Lost in uncertainty. Wondering about my self worth and the path I am treading. I yearn to belong, yet I...

In the eye of the beholder

The saying goes, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and I have been thinking about this a lot. but My mind kept coming back to this saying, we know it to be true of beauty but what about...

Beyond the darkness

“What happened in the past that was painful has a great deal to do with what we are today” William Glasser “Are you not over it yet?” someone said to me the other day. Someone I hadn’t expected had voiced...