Generous Spirit

December 20, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

I have had the privilege of working in the community services and disability sector for the last 18 years and during that time I have seen people show a remarkable amount of spirit. The word spirit has several varied meanings but the one I am writing about is the English word spirit comes from the […]

I promised this year would be different

December 18, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Organising Space

A year ago I was feeling stressed, guilty and exhausted. A year ago I was trying to “do it all” and to “be it all”. And in the end – when December 2012 came to a close – I looked around and realised that I had pushed myself into such a miserable corner. Was it […]

Connecting to Christmas

December 13, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

I always love announcing new contributors to our pages. Today it’s my honour to introduce Mary Ann Mhina. More about Mary Ann below. It won’t have escaped you that Christmas is coming and I’m struck as ever at this time of year by the gap between our expectations of the perfect Christmas – where everyone […]

Gifting yourself moments of joy

December 11, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Reading Space

The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron Some women have a spirit, a vitality, a light that burns within them so brightly that it cannot be extinguished. For me, the late Nora Ephron is one of these women. Writer, reporter, screenwriter, directer and blogger, her words are razor-sharp, truthful, diamond-like in their precision. And […]

Lifting Spirit with Food

December 9, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Health Space

As you immerse yourself into the holiday season, you’re likely to feel a bit overwhelmed with all there is to do, all the people with whom you want to connect, all the gifts to be bought (accompanied by the hope the recipient will be pleased!). And while the spirit of the season is one of […]

Your Breathing Space for December

December 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

We are thrilled to present this glorious artwork from Julia Dolowicz as a desktop wallpaper to brighten your screen this month! Download your desktop wallpaper for December (right click on the link below) Breathing Space – December 2013 About Our Guest Artist Jules Dolly inspires and guides women to heal the way they see themselves, […]

The Spirit of it all…

December 2, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Serenity Space, The Space

When I was a child I was obsessed with the whole idea of Christmas. One of my earliest memories was of Mum taking me to the linen cupboard and pulling out a very special pillowslip, one with Santa on his sleigh printed on the front. The pillowslip was placed ever so carefully on the end […]