3 ways I’m trying to slow down

Homeopathy, London, east London, well-being, self-care

It’s early Sunday morning, the day after my birthday and everyone else is asleep.

Another year has tip-toed quietly by.

I had a lovely birthday yesterday. I spent time with my family and I was pampered with chocolate, flowers, thoughtful messages and gifts. I also thought about my mum.

Anyway, this morning I’m undeniably a year older.

That’s ok.

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The Artist’s Way | This book could change your life

Artist's Way, homeopathy, LondonThe two things that changed my life are homeopathy and a book called The Artist’s Way.

Written by Julia Cameron, it’s subtitled ‘a course in discovering and recovering your creative self’. Maybe it’s hard to imagine what that even means.

I wouldn’t let that put you off.

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Memories on Mother’s Day

 

homeopathy, self-care, grief, loss, sadness

I’m writing this from a café in Dublin. I’m here to DJ at Fair City Blues, one of my favourite weekend blues music and dance events.

I didn’t realise I was going to be away for Mother’s Day. I don’t think my family mind too much. I know I’ll find a card and some flowers to welcome me home tomorrow.

As a child, I remember making cards with flowers made out of tissue. Sometimes we even made bunches of flowers with pipe cleaner stems. We would always visit my grandmothers on Mothering Sunday, as they both lived nearby.

Today I’m sitting in this café thinking about the mother figures I’ve had in my life, and reflect on how they influenced me.

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