Choose Connection and Belonging Follows

Dear Friends “Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.” ― John Burroughs A little while back I spent a glorious week camping in Kakadu National Park. It is a wilderness of harsh beauty and vast silence that has witnessed immense geological changes over more than two Read the full article…

Awakening your Joy

A warm hello to you, hope this email finds you well on this glorious Sydney autumn day. Sitting in the sun a little earlier on, reading, a quote by Archbishop Desmond Tutu grabbed my attention: “We are fragile creatures, and it is from this weakness, not despite it, that we discover the possibility of true Read the full article…

Are you being hard on yourself? Ways to transform the inner critic and flourish

Last Sunday I gave a workshop on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion at the AABCAP conference with the particular focus on how we can recognize and transform the critical inner voice that so often makes itself known in response to perceived failure.It is clear is that self-criticism and self-attacking are among the most pervasive problems in Western societies (so Read the full article…