What is Self Talk?

What is “Self-Talk”? Does anyone remember being told, ‘talking to yourself is the first sign of madness’? Well, if it is, we are all a little bit mad. But this is not the point. Talking to yourself is one of the ways we relate to our inner world and make sense of our experience. And…

Self Heal ~ is everywhere in the Hills!

Self Health or Prunella Vulgaris ~ what a Super Hero! And I used it as a tea, this year, to take the sting out of sunburn. It worked! Yippee. Sunburn is the worst for fair skin. Makes enjoying Summer rougher and tougher than it should be. Here’s a little more Science and Tradition to feather…

Where are these ‘normal people’?

And … Has Anyone Seen them recently? I am a Healer, that’s the truth of it – I ‘know’ things. Sometimes I don’t exactly know what I ‘know’, if you know what I mean. I go by many other names also, Psychologist, Herbalist, Counsellor, Therapist – mystic maybe … it is something I am still…

Wanted! Rites of Passage. Dead or Alive. Literally!

What am I going on about? Do you remember, dear reader, when you were young? Before it all happened? The disappointment. The sadness you never speak of, yes – that, what you don’t want to think about, that person, event, experience or place where you left your power and sense of self AND you have…

Attention all Inner & Outer Angry Women!

I have something for you … In the therapeutic journey – I am always encouraged when we get to that underbelly of anger. I know we are close to home – and I gets, excited – almost manically excited! There is a deep well of pain – yes, but it is also where everyone’s power…

Bhutan measures success in terms of ‘Happiness’, not GDP

Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. Now its ideas are attracting interest at the UN climate change conference in Doha. A series of hand-painted signs dot the side of the winding mountain…