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Journal of an Overwhelmed Mum

An excerpt from my journal this week – I’m thinking about how I can feel lighter in the world.   My first thought is to eliminate sources of stress. That seems logical.  But the thing is, many of those things are also the sources of joy, growth and contribution in my life.  Life would be a […]

Science, Technology and Spirituality

I recently saw a YouTube video of someone giving a talk about the science behind spiritual practices which raise people’s awareness and, therefore, wellbeing.  In the second part of her talk, the speaker described technological developments, such as new apps, which are being developed to help people become more aware and spiritually connected.  It seems […]

How to Respond to an Angry Child – A Step-by-Step Guide

No more hiding from angry children for me.  No more punishing, placating, pleading and all those other things I used to do because I didn’t know how to respond to their anger.  I’ve found that taking this time to write a few posts about anger has made me far more comfortable with it and has enlightened me as to what would really help my boys when they’re angry. 

New Zealand’s Prime Minister is Pregnant!

About ten days ago, New Zealand received the news that our recently-appointed Prime Minister is expecting her first baby.  Gasps everywhere, the Facebook feeds of Kiwi women going crazy!  It has given us a lot to think about.   JACINDA’S STORY Jacinda has been open about her struggle to conceive and New Zealand knew this […]