On the weekend I went to a café and the toilet door was padlocked. We were dining there, so no problem getting the key. As we walked home though, I wondered what the response would have been, had I just walked in off the street. Would I have been told that it was for … Continue reading Toilet, pleasssse…
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?
"Everyone's awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator." Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life's Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don't know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can … Continue reading Awkward!
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
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/we-can-get-through-this-together-royalty-free-image/175730782 I've just started watching a series by North Point Church called “Helping the next gen win”. By the title you would assume that the focus is just on helping Millennials or Gen Z. In fact what they say is, that the "next gen" can mean anyone who is coming up behind you, doing … Continue reading A story shared…
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