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
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?
Sometimes my blogs start with a reflection that springs up and I jot down. The thought that started this one was: no one ever can, ever will, love me like my mother. I am currently in Florence, a city that pulls you back centuries so that you feel you are in another life, another time. … More Love thoughts from Florence
During my 3 months volunteering in Kenya, I met some very special women who I will remember the rest of my life. Whether we meet in person again or not, I know we have touched each other forever. Women who are strong. Women who hold their families together. Women who are leaders. Women who have … More My Maasai sisters
When I am out with friends, my mind is never fully present. I’m thinking about how uncomfortable I feel sitting down with my tummy bulge, how wide my thighs look when flat against the seat I’m on,and how my arms feel wobbly when I move them. In these moments, my thoughts reflect a larger mental … More What messages are we receiving about beauty?
Summer 2016 is the first year I really appreciated summer on the island. I operated from a place of awareness that we are fucking lucky to live surrounded by sea. Meeting travellers from all over as well as having some very special sea-loving friends contributed to this shift in me. I spent years feeling body … More My Body, My Sea
Once upon a time, five unsuspecting female energies joined forces. The most odd tribe of beautiful souls met each other somewhere along their path in life and became so connected, they could finally rest their heads on something easy, effortless, pure and real – each other. A rogue lawyer turned social empowerer, a quiet mouse … More The Tribe
My life wasn’t always like this. I used to party all night and sleep all morning. My friends were my life. My phone was permanently glued to my hand. I felt like a pretty lucky girl. Life wasn’t too hard. Sure, I had a part-time job while I was at school but that was fine … More ‘Whats going on inside me?’ A fictional piece
But why didn’t you want me? This questions keeps burning a hole in my mind. I was fine with my single life before I met you..When did I start behaving like I wanted more out of you? Was it my inner princess, believing she must follow the fairy-tale story to be happy? Read more on … More A reflective letter to the man who did not want me
Has the word “empowerment” become a buzz word? It would be a sad world if that were true. When a term is over-used in news and political jargon, I fear it loses its significance. Words like “sustainability”, “intercultural”, “development”, “equality”….all very clearly important and relevant yet I wonder if we truly understand their meaning or if … More Women Empowerment