Ready, Steady… Flop?

How is your new year going? Did you make one? A resolution? I’m not a fan of new year resolutions. I’m all for eating well, moving the body lovingly and learning new skills. I’m just not a fan of self-improvement based on the belief of...

The Surprising Advantage of Discomfort

I don’t know about you but I was taught to believe that discomfort; emotional, physical or both, signals a problem. To be fixed, changed, got rid of, or ignored. No one told me that discomfort contains a treasure trove of wisdom. In today’s world of...

Don’t Chase (after anything)

When I played field hockey, one coach used to say, “Don’t chase after the ball, let it come to you.” Her advice seemed suspiciously casual but, as with all versions of the truth, her wisdom was a winner. Good things really do appear out of the blue...

When The Bubble Bursts

Josh hopped onto the seat and grabbed the steering wheel with both hands. His excitement was palpable. He showed no sign of first time driver nerves. I managed to squeeze into the seat next to him. It was, after all, designed for children. With a jolt the open-topped...

The Missing Link

“What’s wrong with me?” “Why can’t I …….'”(fill in the blank). What fills the blank starts out harmless; juggle, crack an egg with one hand, curl my tongue. But then advances to; sing, dance, feel at ease at a party all...
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