Mama knows best

Its been two years of stuckness. Two years of low inspiration, low creativity, low synchronicity and a loss of connection with the universe. I wondered time and time again, why am I here? What am I supposed to be learning from this? Where are my angel signs to show me what to do? And then … More Mama knows best

Should I strive for better or love myself as I am?

I have been wrestling with this question my whole teenage and adult life.  When I was younger, it was pretty obvious that I had to try to be better, prettier, thinner, funnier, smarter, nicer, more attractive etc, etc. I used to write out endless self-improvement lists, create impossible new timetables of habits I wanted to … More Should I strive for better or love myself as I am?

A term as a teacher

“What’s it like to be a teacher, Miss?” I scoffed at the eight year old girl who randomly asked this question as we walked to class. “Tiring!”, I replied too quickly, immediately feeling guilty. I tried to recover by giving a more inspiring reply to this young curious mind… I was tired, though. It was … More A term as a teacher

Waves of change

I’ve been a bit quiet on the writing front lately. These phases of non-writing happen sometimes – usually when life needs me present and focused, with little time to quieten myself enough to reflect and write. At the moment, I am going through a wave of change. When I go through change its usually radical. I … More Waves of change


I feel sad. I feel darkness. I feel a heaviness in my thoughts. I feel worried. I feel useless. I feel at a loss. I feel deep empathy. I feel manipulated. I feel helpless. I feel hopeless. I feel angry, like I am burning inside. I find myself staring, thinking, reading articles, scrolling through social … More Daphne