Forgive and Forego

Forgive and Forego

“Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die…” We all have grudges. We have all been hurt; whether it was unpleasant teasing back in the school yard, colleagues saying unkind things behind our backs, or our in-laws making comments...
Laser Focus?

Laser Focus?

Laser focus: that ability to hone in on one thing so intently it is to the exclusion of everything else. It conjures up ideas of a mental super power – cutting through problems with precision and ease. ….or maybe it’s just boring a hole in your thinking? I’d like you...
The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Thirteen years ago, when I was given a cancer diagnosis, after the initial shock, disbelief and grief, I made a choice; I would navigate through the experience in the best way I could, obviously with the desire to survive, but also with a desire to emerge on the other...
The Suffering Gap

The Suffering Gap

“Poor Laura Linda Tucker! Almost nothing was the way she wanted it to be.” So goes the opening lines of Next Door to Laura Linda – a 1960s children’s book about a girl who is dissatisfied with her life, from the colour of her house, to the sex of her sibling.  ...