The other day, a friend asked me how long the really bad part of healing from my childhood had taken me. Only around four months, I told her. But it felt like forever. And it took about two years to integrate afterwards. Also, I needed about ten years to get brave enough to even GO [...]
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Action cures fear, right? But what about when you’ve taken that big old leap, and now you are climbing what seems an impossibly steep learning curve? About once a week, sometimes way more often, I hit the point where I say to myself, ‘Ah, bugger it, I have no frikking idea what I am doing. [...]
Soo…. I’m a little scared of heights. OK, more than a little. So scared in fact, that I was secretly very relieved, the first time I visited Paris, that the weather prevented us from going up the Eiffel Tower. The second time, the weather was great. And I still didn’t get all the way to [...]
The word courage comes from the French coerage, ’of the heart’, did you know that?
I’m in a reflective mood. As I prepare to talk about Yoga for Trauma at the Evolve Festival in Melbourne, I am coming up against myself. Believe me, if i didn’t think this work had value, I would NOT be doing it. It’s too uncomfortable. It’s making me fall into holes in the sidewalk – something Chrissy [...]
Dear Universe It’s been six months now since I said I would live this year with hope and courage. I wasn’t quite sure how to do that, but I had a few ideas. I’ve done quite a few brave and hopeful things. I submitted an article to a magazine, and got it approved for publication! [...]
I learnt a new word this week: Palimpsest. Isn’t it beautiful? I have been rolling it around on my tongue for days, feeling the sounds, hard and smooth like a glass bead, the click of the ‘st’ against my front teeth. It means, according to Dictionary.com, n. A manuscript, typically of papyrus or parchment, that [...]
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