Beneath the Sweater and the Skin

Beneath the Sweater and the Skin

I love this poem by Jeannette Encinias  shared by Dawn Breslin on her Harmonizing Facebook page.   Beneath the Sweater and the Skin How many years of beauty do I have left? she asks me. How many more do you want? Here. Here is 34. Here is 50.   When you are 80 years...

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Connecting with your essence

Connecting with your essence

Connecting with your essence is the third post in the Harmonizing series inspired by time spent with Dawn Breslin training to become a Harmonizing Coach. One of the exercises in the Harmonizing process focuses on reconnecting with your essence. Your true self, the...

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Harmonizing series: Is it time to stop growing?

Harmonizing series: Is it time to stop growing?

"Is it time to stop growing?" Sit with this question for a few minutes, how does it feel?  Does it feel counter intuitive in a world focused on continual growth and personal development or do you feel a sense of relief? Time to take the foot off the peddle and shift...

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The Harmonizing Series

The Harmonizing Series

Writing those words, 'The Harmonizing Series' is a bit of a 'gulp' moment. A commitment to a series of blogs in the knowledge that it's been a while since I've written a single post. However, I've just returned from a five day workshop led by by the truly...

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Tending your base camp

Tending your base camp

Following on from yesterdays blog about Feeding your growth I came across this quote today which I wanted to share from Morgan Scott Peck's book, The Road Less Travelled.   If one wants to climb mountains one must have a good...

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What are you doing to feed your growth?

What are you doing to feed your growth?

A serious question and an invitation to pause for a few moments to reflect on your answer. What are you doing to feed your growth? When you think about this what comes up for you? What does the word 'growth' evoke in you when you apply it to yourself? A list of CPD...

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“I used to be enough for myself”

“I used to be enough for myself”

I used to be enough for myself in the morning is one of those performances by spoken word artist Azure Antoinette that resonates deeply with me. You know those times when you listen to something and you do more than hear the words? When you have an embodied experience...

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Stitching my relationship with my mother.

Stitching my relationship with my mother.

It's Mothering Sunday and my twitter feed is full of tweets about and to mothers. A wonderful celebration of our mums. However, for some of us our relationship with our mother is, for all kinds of reasons, complex.Whilst my mother died many years ago my...

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