This week I was listening to the For the Love Podcast with Jen Hatmaker and she was interviewing Hillary McBride on the topic of body image. Hillary talked about changing the language we use when we speak of our bodies from object to subject. “Instead of talking about my body like an “it,” what happens … Continue reading Marie Kondo that body!
This week I was standing talking to two friends when another person joined us and started talking to just one of the group. I don't know this person well but we have been introduced before and often see each other at other gatherings, so my initial response when she ignored us, was to think she … Continue reading Am I invisible?
In the middle of a guided meditation, our instructor asked us to think about a person in our lives whom we loved and appreciated. We were to think about all the things they do that we are grateful for, things about their personality that we admired, how they made us feel, how much they meant … Continue reading Just like you
When my son was 3, I was standing in front of the mirror trying on my shorts on a hot summer's day. “Ughhhhhh.... look at my legs!” To which my son replied “What's wrong mum? They work perfectly”. This week, my 3 year old niece was told that she would be having her first haircut. … Continue reading Wisdom from a three year old…
I've just had a very odd facial by a therapist who wore rubbers gloves. I didn't come away feeling as relaxed as I would like. Mostly I spent the time thinking that I was a bit icky to touch. I understand why she felt like that. I have a cold sore on my top … Continue reading The rubber-glove facial