Happiness

Inspired by a post called ‘Things that Make Me Happy’, I was amazed at how many things on her list resonated with me, and thought it would be fun to write my own list! So, since I am stuck in bed with a fractured ankle, and keeping my thoughts on positive things can only assist with … More Happiness

Gratitude

This week I am grateful for… The pure sensory delight of the gentle winter sunlight coaxing my skin to a satisfying glow whilst wrapped in the taste and scent of rich, smooth coffee, with the soothing sounds of Moby in the background. My youngest bouncing through onto my bed with his stuffed, knitted and stitched … More Gratitude

Gratitude

This week I am grateful for… A wonderful birthday weekend spent with family and loved ones, with just the right mix of winter sunshine, delicious food, adventures, rich autumnal colours, visits to favourite haunts, conversations, exercise, gorgeous gifts, and happy children. My first 5:15am run with a new running group, after which I felt strong, … More Gratitude

Weekly Gratitude

Reconnecting with calm spaces and healthy choices. Being more truthful with friends, and finding the friendships strong and resilient enough to grow. Enjoying yoga and qi gong by candlelight after the electricity went down. Having loving and supportive friends to call on. Getting marginally better at not apologising quite so often. Spending careful thought and … More Weekly Gratitude

Letting Go

His words have replayed in my mind many times since they were delivered, gently and following a warm hug, this morning: “You’re a powerful woman, Laurel, and you need to reflect carefully on where you choose to put your focus.” I find myself in tears again at the feeling of loss evoked each time I … More Letting Go