Make yourself at home

Our home can be our best friend, the true kind of friend who doesn’t care about the latest fashion or gossip, but who is solid, all embracing and there whenever you need them.

Home as Sacred Space

Our homes should be our sanctuaries from the world, our Sacred Space, but too often they are just a 3D to do list. There are walls that need painting, taps that are dripping, furniture that is worn out, carpets that are dirty. Our homes can start to bring us down and make us feel we…

Teeny Weeny Steps Part Two

Last time I described how Laura made a teeny weeny step to improve her health. This time I share how she used the same method to move towards creating the home and relationships she dreamed of. Home Laura’s next issue was her home. It was not the calm and restful place she wanted it to…

Jane’s ten rules for a more peaceful life.

Jane is a busy Mum of four, with a part-time job, a lively dog, and elderly parents to look after. At one point she was stressed, overwhelmed and felt near breaking point. In desperation, she set herself some new rules to help her stay on top of things. Here’s Jane’s list of Life Rules that help…

Secret Sacred Space

I told my teenage son that I was going to create a Sacred Space. He thought I had said I was going to create a secret place. ‘Aha,’ I thought, and the idea of a Secret Sacred Space was born. I like the idea of a space that transforms from an everyday corner of my bedroom…

Holiday Simplicity

On holiday, I lived in shorts and t-shirts. I felt less concerned with how I looked and less encumbered by my material possessions. I focused on the sea, the sky, and the rows of beach huts along the shore. I collected shells and stones and watched the changing light glimmering across water and wet sand.…