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A Wraparound Blanket of Words

Sometimes words are jarring, incongruous, out of place. Sometimes I yearn for silence, space, peace. Sometimes the words in my head go around and around like a rickety old washing machine, interminable, vacuous, meaningless and vague. Even within the silence … Continue reading

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The Body Keeps the Score

The body keeps the score. It’s a truth in itself, and it’s also the title of an excellent therapeutic book by Bessel Van der Kolk. Because the body really does hold, cumulatively, the sum of our experiences. I’m currently talking … Continue reading

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Annual Circle

Annual shamanic self development circle working with me, stars Sunday! Join us. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dks-annual-self-development-circle-tickets-146991041161

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Tail End Repercussions of a Pandemic

Where am I today? Languishing. There was a wonderful piece written by Adam Grant all about it[i] and I know it resonated for many. Languishing. Not quite depression, but also not quite ok. Low motivation and energy, lethargy, just ‘not … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Life

Breathe deep, be with your body. Pay attention to it, hold it, feel into it, what aches, what hurts, and learn what feels good. Flex and stretch it, roll and sensualise it, touch and love it. Don’t shy away from … Continue reading

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Spring, after the long Winter of C19

I’d like to write about how the sun feels resting lightly upon my face, after a year of being mostly cooped up within four walls (as we all were/are in this strange, plague-ridden time) and how the warmth reaches deep … Continue reading

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Writing for it’s own pleasure

Would I like some cheese with that whine? Yes, yes indeed I would. I have so many ‘tasks’ to complete, professional, business, necessary and important tasks, even one quite urgent. But I’m snuggled on my sofa, it’s my day off, … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Today I’m feeling slow, quiet. Less words, gentle thoughts, kindness and compassion for myself. Finding words to write isn’t as easy as usual. I feel like a paradoxical version of a new-born lamb, stumbling softly with uncertain eyes, and an … Continue reading

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Discombobulated (vs Buffoonery)

That’s definitely the feeling here for me today. Confused, foggy, not my usual focussed self. Well, to be fair, I’m utterly focused on one thing (care for another during crisis), which leaves little room for my own mind, brain, thoughts … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Life

Breathe deep, be with your body. Pay attention to it, hold it, feel into it, what aches, what hurts, and learn what feels good. Flex and stretch it, roll and sensualise it, touch and love it. Don’t shy away from … Continue reading

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