Swimming in the rain

“Do you want to go for a swim in the rain?” flashed on to my phone screen. I was sitting at my desk, dry and cosy, listening to the constant dripping on my tin roof. The least sensible thing to do seemed to head outside to get wet. Yet it was also the thing that sent...

Have you forgotten how beautiful you are?

Have you forgotten how beautiful you are? How powerful, how magnificent, how strong. I had. This morning, despite the vigorous strides I took as I climbed the hill to the lookout point at the lighthouse, I was feeling deflated. I was feeling less than beautiful, less...

Silent-speak

Communication comes in many forms. It can come on the top of your morning chai. An apology from your barista expressed with a line of cinnamon. A symbol of peace spoken without words. A mutual understanding that needed no nod. It comes in colour. Gothic black....

The nose knows

During my years of working in downtown Melbourne, I had one pet hate: the entrance to the Myer department store. I’d literally hold my breath as I walked through the doors. The mix of warm air and scents of perfume and sprays coming from the ground floor cosmetic...

Marianne Williamson

So I have a kind of girl crush’ on Marianne Williamson. Her trilogy of A Return to Love, A Woman’s Worth and The Law of Divine Compensation are up there with the most inspiring books I’ve come across. I love her style as it’s honest,...

The Road Less Travelled

M.Scott Peck was a true pioneer; daring to traverse into a territory not many were crossing in his time. The Road Less Travelled is a classic now; described by the Washington Post as simply, Magnificent. This is another book I toyed with for many years before I was...

Dan Millman

I’m fascinated by numbers! Not the financial aspect of numbers (my brother got that skill in the family) but the esoteric numerology side. So it’s no surprise that at some point, I’d stumble across Dan Millman’s The Life You Were Born to Live...

Dr Seuss

I love Dr Seuss! His quotes line the pages of my journals and articles and his books carried me through my early lifeand still. If there is one book that travels with me everywhere, it’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go. For a few years, it was my gift of choice...

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