With Mother’s Day this past weekend, most have us have reflected on our own mothers, and the kind of mothering which we received. Some of us have close and supportive relationships with our mothers. Some have strained and difficult relationships. Continue reading
I hope that this time of year finds you having some sort of break or rest over the long weekend and school holidays.
I recently had the privilege of working with the Matric and grade 11 girls at Roedean School and we talked about the importance of rest and recovery to allow us to function better long term. Continue reading
With Mental Health Day last week on Wednesday 10 October, I went to speak to the Roedean girls on what Mental Health is and why we must be aware of it. I explained that when we have something physically wrong like we’ve broken our ankle and are on crutches, or we have a temperature and are coughing and sneezing, people realise we are sick and can offer their help and support. Continue reading
I’ve noticed more and more the restorative and calming power that there is in connecting to nature. I think that’s what we do right when we’re on holiday, and then we let it all go when we settle back into our busy lives. Continue reading
Sound familiar? How about depleted, anxious, sleep deprived, no time for myself? A “to-do” list that just gets longer and life seems to be losing it’s fun and it’s joy? You’re not alone. Continue reading
As the weather starts to cool, the mornings are darker and the skies are crisp and clear, signs of autumn are all around. Nature is slowing down; her energy is turning inward – the growing season is over. Continue reading
This time last month we were soaking up the last week of school holidays, life felt measured and calm, and intentions to live a “slower” life seemed possible. A month down the line and many of us are reeling at the pace and intensity of the year, wondering where that calm and slow life has disappeared to, Continue reading
This time of year many of us are feeling unraveled, frazzled and like we’re holding on by a thread! 2017 has been a tough year globally, and for may people personally too. Continue reading
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