Sometimes I feel very connected to my maternal grandfather who died before I was born. He was a German linguist and collected words, more specifically words of the Low German dialect. My mother told us about the filing cabinets in his study, filled with one word on each card and. . .
There is so much going on around us – every second of our lives! We are constantly bombarded with events, new information and fresh challenges while attempting to look after ourselves, our families, our friends and our work. We are continuously being interrupted and pulled in so many directions that. . .
Spring has a special quality to it. You can feel something shifting and moving inside – unseen and yet powerful. You are moving out of the inward focus of winter and paying attention again to what is around you. Just like dormant seeds in the garden waking up and stretching. . .
The other morning I was sitting quietly, allowing myself some “me” time when all of a sudden the phrase “Resistance is futile” popped into my head. I had to laugh! I remember when this sentence became popular as a result of appearing regularly in the Star Track series. Of course,. . .
Do you ever take a moment to consider what impact you have on the life around you? So often we downplay what we do and can do. We look for big, dramatic results, and it may be difficult to notice those in our own lives. However, we are constantly creating. . .
Over the last few days I noticed this incredible urge inside to hibernate. By this I mean just curling up somewhere quiet and undisturbed and just hanging out! I want to let go of the planning, the schedules, the to-do lists, of feeling responsible and being pro-active. I want to. . .