When you (unknowingly) embark on a journey of personal growth, there’s no knowing where you’ll end up. Here are some of the side effects I’ve seen in my life and in the lives of those around me when developing as a person.
My daughter is nine years old today, and already so wise, joyful and strong. I’ve learned so much over the years being her mother. Here are 9 lessons I wanted to share with you.
If your child tells you ‘I saw a fairy in the garden’, should you go along with the story? I’d say ‘Yes! Always!’ and here’s why…
How are we formed as persons throughout our lives? Do we shape ourselves out of nothing or leave bits behind to reveal our true selves?
Fasting for health reasons is hot. I could probably find 10 people within my circle of friends who’ve tried it. But fasting for religious reasons, such as Lent, seems to have gone out of style. Why bother with it at all? And can we learn anything from the Ramadan?
When people strive to be extraordinary, what are they really looking for? What will they measure their succes by?
Do you sometimes feel that space around your heart tightening when you’re upset? Or do you feel your chest expanding with joy? Knowing whether your heart is open or closed can be key in figuring out yourself and your relationship to others.
2020 is coming to a close and I’m taking the time now, before the holidays kick off and the children take up most of my time, for a lengthy reflection and 20 lessons I’ve learned this year. Feel free to add your own lessons learned in 2020 in the comments. I know you must have some!
We are used to see flowers in spring and summer, but what about the darker and colder seasons? And what can we learn about the flowers that color the seasons of our lives?
Do you plan time for not just your body (exercise, eating healthy), but also for your soul? Why should you at all? And how could you do that?