Brave and Amazing

“When I grow up I want to have a baby on my own by anonymous sperm donor” was not what I was thinking as a little girl. Like most girls my age I dreamt of meeting someone, falling in love and having a family. But that is not what happened, so I decided to have…

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Exercise in Awareness

Eckhart Tolle explains the relationship between awareness and thinking like this: “Awareness is the space in which thoughts exist when that space has become conscious of itself.” Okay, that is deep. Let me break it down; when we go through our days on auto-pilot we are not in the space of awareness. Let’s take something super…

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Solving the right problem

From the time I was a teenager I thought I had a “weight problem”. I tried every diet, I tried exercising, of course I joined a gym which was a waste of money because I was too embarrassed to be seen in exercise clothes. It was an endless roller coaster ride of losing weight, being happy for…

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Happiness is a state of mind

Have you ever noticed yourself thinking: I will be happy when . . . I lose weight / Find the right man / Make more money / (fill in your blank). We have this idea that when we “get” what we want everything will be different, what we don’t realize is we are waiting to live our lives! And…

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