Is there a problem in your life or a problem in your head?

Is there a problem in your life or a problem in your head?

Having experienced depression in the past, I’m probably hypersensitive to changes in the way that I’m feeling and in my mood. Sometimes the slightest whiff of sadness, frustration, disappointment can make me wonder whether I’m about to hop on the...
Who’s the daddy? Volume 3

Who’s the daddy? Volume 3

So….where have we got to……in volume 1 I told you about the long and winding journey I went on to decide that I wanted to have a baby on my own and in volume 2 I shared all the decisions I had to make in the lead up to my first cycle of IUI.  That was...
Who’s the daddy? Volume 2

Who’s the daddy? Volume 2

So, in volume 1 of this story, I shared the build-up to my decision to go ahead with having a baby on my own. In this post, we’re going to get down to the nitty-gritty of what I’ve had to do in advance of making my first attempt – and don’t worry, because of the...
Who’s the daddy? Volume 1

Who’s the daddy? Volume 1

Let’s go back. Waaay back. To the 6th of January 2012 to be precise. I think I’ve spoken about this day before. It was the day that I wrote my Happiness Equation. I’d reached that point, the one that many people get to (some of us more than once!),...
Are forgiving & forgetting really the only options we have?

Are forgiving & forgetting really the only options we have?

On Sunday, I found myself in a position where I was neither able to forgive nor forget. Nothing major had happened. My brain had just fixated itself on a couple of things which had been said, done, not said and not done by a tiny minority of people in my life. I...
Life’s a garden, can you dig it?

Life’s a garden, can you dig it?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…..one of the places where I get my greatest education is in conversation with my own clients. When they relax into the space I create for them, when they trust themselves, when they just let it flow,...