Pain, power and healing

When I first met Emily*, she was a softly spoken, serious young woman with intense blue eyes and the habit of pausing before speaking to consider her words deeply. We talked together about how she loved her dog, about her passion for painting…

The dance of self love

I’ve realised that I’ve spent the last 39 years putting any opportunity for deeper self love on hold because I have been waiting for a miracle. I’ve been waiting for a miracle that will allow self love. This miracle that I’m talking…

Finding joy in the chaos of life

As I write this post from a cafe in Melbourne, I am supposed to be at 35,000 feet, on my way to LA via Sydney for the final piece of training before graduating from the my intensive year long training in the Desilets Method. So why tea and…

Re-educating myself to love

This year in the USA a document was signed that prevents any US funded groups around the world discussing abortion with the people that they are there to help, at the risk of losing their funding. Irrespective of our stances on abortion,…

Becoming the change that I want to see in the world

Mahatma Gandhi said: ‘We must become the change we want to see in the world’ Joy Maitland suggests that we ‘Be the difference that makes the difference’ and from Debasish Mridha: ‘A small positive thought can bring a magical…