Fly free

Flying free is where I want to be. Light and unencumbered. Leaving all the negative patterns behind. The closed fist, like a tight knot that punishes me over and over with harsh judgement and blame. The old tired conversations. The repetition of what was. Flying towards something new and different; the great unknown. Filled with…

Just because..

Just because I’m smiling doesn’t mean I am not hurting inside Just because I’m quiet doesn’t mean I have nothing to say Just because I’m soft spoken doesn’t mean I can’t roar with the fierceness of lions Just because I’m coping doesn’t mean I don’t need help sometimes Just because I’ve done brave things doesn’t…

Beautiful Broken Things

For all the adult survivors of childhood abuse and neglect who have felt or may still feel broken, damaged or wounded at any time; when triggered or not. This is for you 🙂 I like to use visual images in my healing journey and this image of being repaired with gold really speaks to me.…

Bigger than the pain

I had a really good session yesterday with my counsellor. It was especially good I think because I’ve had a break while she was on holiday. My counsellor was deeply touched by the session too and had tears in her eyes. It was good to walk into that space and see myself again. Yesterday of…

Adding a boundary and a second skin

There is a kind of tough resilience to me now. A feeling deep within that whatever happens, I will be ok. I’ve been to these places so many times before. What’s different now is that I am so much more better equipped. The last time I went through all this, I was isolated and alone…

Journey to Stonehenge

My journey to Stonehenge began with an early morning train ride from London Waterloo station to Salisbury. I love Waterloo; the busyness that is so contagious, I find myself quickening my pace whenever I am within its confines. I love people- watching as I wait for my train to arrive. The station holds within it…