Life, Stripped Bare

How often have you longed to strip your life bare – down to the foundation – to take only what you truly want, burn the rest and start over again? …

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Leaving London: Nothing Is Wasted

It’s noon on Saturday 19 May 2018 and I’m sitting in the BA Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5, watching Harry and Meghan’s wedding on the TV whilst I wait for …

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Spring Equinox Dreaming: Writing A Book

It’s dawn of the morning of the Spring Equinox and the only sound is my fingertips hitting the keyboard. Tap, tap, tap write a sentence or two, delete. Start over. …

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On Dreams and the Choices We Make

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions, and this year is no exception. However, I have reached a point in my life when I’m ready to bravely name what …

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44 Things I Know At 44 Years

After I shared my ‘life review’, I printed it out and started scribbling in the margins almost immediately. I kept remembering things – big and small – about my life, …

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Turning 44: Life In Review

This New Year feels different, somehow. I started it by reflecting on 2017, and on all the years that came before. And this week I turned 44, a birthday that …

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Heart On Display: Moving Forward Through Fear

I was reluctant to share my writing and my work, to be seen; I was afraid of being hurt. But I hurt anyway. I shared the flawed way I’d been …

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You Protect Your Heart, But It Hurts Anyway

I wake up gasping for air, my body soaked in sweat. The recurring nightmare is visiting with increased frequency and it’s so vivid, I’m disorientated when I return to consciousness. …

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Step Back To Move Forward

I originally wrote and published this piece in 2015 on my very first blog – which no longer exists. I felt compelled to share it here after writing this post, it’s …

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17 Ways To Remember Who You Are

I stepped out of the building and onto the pavement and turned my face towards the setting sun. I breathed in the summer air and whispered to myself, “I’m free”. …

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