Satisfied

Satisfied

I go searching in my cupboards, two, three, ten times a day. I’m hungry – but for what? I try some chips: that’s not it. How about some chocolate? That usually helps. And it does…for a minute. And then I’m up again – now in the pantry, searching amongst the boxes of...
How and When to Say No

How and When to Say No

I never used to say no. A combination of people pleasing, avoiding conflict, ultimate team player and showing just how much I am capable of handling was what drove me. I was a master juggler – at any one time I would have a multitude of balls in the air. My mother...
Did You Hear I’m A Grandmother?

Did You Hear I’m A Grandmother?

Did you hear that I am a grandmother? Well, then you are one of the very few people who didn’t! Yes, I have been quite excited about this new role, but really, I didn’t mean to send out an email to everyone who ever sent me an email during the past few years. But,...
Mine, For Now

Mine, For Now

I (re)started my yoga practice. Like so many things that are good for me, I seem to get to the point where I can actually notice the difference they are making…and then drop them. A frustrating pattern and one I am publicly stating now that I would like to change. I...