I’m sitting in Toronto Pearson airport waiting for my return flight to the UK, having just spent a week completing a level 1 course at the Narrative Therapy Centre here in Canada. I came across some mention of Narrative Therapy (NT) whilst studying my diploma in Careers Education, Information and Guidance, and writing my book… Continue reading Narrative Therapy
It’s ten months since my post on insomnia, and here I am, at 4.07am writing my blog. But this morning feels like a very different place to September 2016. It’s Summer, the pale blue of morning is lightening the sky and I’m reflecting on how it feels to have been offered a job. From the… Continue reading A job…!
It’s one of those astonishing Summer days that gets forgotten when people complain about the English weather. And once again, I’m feeling incredibly lucky and grateful that at mid-morning on a Monday, I’m sitting in a lovely cafe next to the cathedral in Sheffield whilst the sun streams in on a cool breeze and people… Continue reading Eleven months on…
I’ve been thinking about this phrase today. I hear it a lot when people complain that they haven’t been able to get to yoga class, but I guess it’s something we all say from time to time. But for some reason, today I stopped to think about what we mean when we say it. What… Continue reading Life gets in the way…
I spent yesterday at the Springboard annual conference in this rather beautiful hotel just outside Bristol. As the next part of my Biodynamic farming course doesn’t start until Friday night in Exeter, I’m just hanging out here, staying with friends until then. And having given a mention to the beautiful (but at the same time, corporate and faceless)… Continue reading Two days of sunshine and nothing to do
A while ago, I mentioned that a friend encouraged me to write a book. It’s an idea that has been brewing for a while, but having a little more time and space in my life at the moment means that I’ve been able to revisit the idea, and with my friend-turned-mentor’s help, make it into… Continue reading Would you like to be interviewed about finding meaning in your life and work?
I’m writing from a farm in the South Staffordshire countryside, which is my home for the rest of the week. Not into my tablet, but old-school with a pen and paper. I’m having one of those moments where I feel that I am experiencing exactly how I wished my life would turn out. I am… Continue reading Six weeks into the unknown