The power of a smile

This is my first blog (of many -I hope); when asked to contribute by Kate Moxley, I felt the emotions of excitement and nervousness. I then thought; what I am going to type who wants to hear what I think; but then after a moment of calm breathing and sensibleness I was able to think…

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Learning to love myself

With the focus for Mental Health Awareness Week this year being Body Image it’s easy for the conversation to be about weight. I could easily write a blog on weight – how I have gained it and lost and repeated this pattern over most of my adult life. I have been everything from a size…

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Hope leads the way

It would be hard to argue against the idea that as a society we are simultaneously over-stimulated yet exhausted. It would be equally hard to argue against the thought that in light of this, time and space to somehow bring a sense of calm to life is perhaps becoming more and more critical.   We…

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