Years after first hearing about the MBTI Personality Test, I finally got around to actually doing it today. My scores were entirely unambiguous: I am an ENFJ, i.e. Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging (Extraverted Feeling with Introverted Intuition), otherwise known as ‘The Giver.’ Here are a few highlights from my profile that should make those that … More So, I’m an ENFJ
I have two things to share today: the first, a photograph from this morning’s sunrise, enjoyed once again from my new favourite yoga tree-stump. I hope you enjoy the beauty of it, and pause to take a deep breath and marvel at the wonderful world we are lucky enough to live in; and then another, … More Another Day, Another Dawn
This morning I discovered the calmest, happiest space I have been in for some time. Exhausted, I collapsed into bed early last night, and slept for a solid, restorative nine hours, waking before the alarm went off at 5am feeling refreshed and ready for the day. After getting into my training clothes, making some ginger … More A Joyful Dawn
There are phrases we hear or read that stay with us, and assist us, through many years of our lives, often making increasing sense as the years go by. As I teenager I came across, and wrote down in my poetry book, these words from a Gestalt Prayer: “I am not in this world to … More Guiding Words
This song makes me want to get up and dance around my office, and my heart is feeling happy today! I have a lovely friend coming over for dinner, my pain levels are greatly reduced today, my energy levels are higher, and hope is returning. Maybe I’ll even start writing again soon, although I have … More Love Generation
My wonderful friend Helena, who is far too far away in Canterbury, posted this charming video on facebook recently. It put a smile on my face, and had the same effect when I played it for a stressed colleague this morning, so I decided to spread the upbeat vibe a bit wider. Enjoy!
Climbing into the car this morning on a rainy day, struggling with pain, confusion, fear, hopelessness and sorrow, the second song to play was one that reminds me of days long past, feeling close, safe and loved by my wonderful father. He and I share a love for music, and spent many an hour of … More Comfort Music
Sometimes, when I feel lost in a sense of overwhelming futility, I remember my blog-friend Ruth’s gratitude lists, and try to shift my focus onto the good in my life. Today I am grateful for… The comfort of tea. A best friend who accepts and supports me, even when I struggle to accept or support … More Time for some Gratitude
The sun, trying to break through the clouds at dawn today: Words to make missing more bearable: “We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere” – Tim McGraw A song to bypass the head and speak to the heart:
Sharing a song to move your heart this morning, since it touched mine 🙂 Song of the Day: Pompeii.