Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… The peaceful containment of flight, with uninterrupted reflective space to appreciate perspective and connect in with myself. Surprise gifts from my gorgeous husband. A chance to connect with colleagues and explore new ways forward that respond more effectively to the directly political nature of our work. Early morning runs exploring beautiful … More Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for…. Flying homewards through the tips of the clouds, enjoying the erratic dips and rises as we manoeuvre through turbulence. The joy of have so many opportunities to meet interesting new souls, and having the chance to see the world – however briefly – from so many different perspectives. The satisfaction of … More Daily Gratitude

Cameroonian Dreaming

As I strolled towards the boarding gate for the first of four flights taking me to Yaoundé, Cameroon, I felt a skip in my step I haven’t felt for some time. The excitement of traveling somewhere entirely new finally flooded through me, and I found myself unexpectedly grinning, joy bubbling up. My worries about visas, … More Cameroonian Dreaming

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Stepping into the chill winter air to capture the fleeting joy of dawn. Honest conversations, even when they feel uncomfortable and offer no solutions past the simple relief of expression. Falling in love with new songs. New insights, friendships, energy and dreams. Crazy smurf-blue cupcake baking to fulfil my little one’s … More Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I am grateful for… The beauty of the human heart, and the sickle moon glowing just before the dawn. Letting emotions – joy, sorrow, loss, anger, excitement, and exhaustion – wash over me, each in turn having full space to be felt and expressed. Vibrant conversations. Bathing in the fleeting, rich magic of dawn … More Daily Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Dreaming of new ways to approach long-standing challenges, and feeling brave enough to give them another try, even if I fail. Finding unexpected joys and delightful beauty springing up overnight. Being pro-active rather than reactive regarding my health, my body, and my well-being. Emerging long-term aspirations that excite and inspire me, … More Daily Gratitude