One Thing At A Time

In her book Simple Abundance, Sarah Ban Breathnach exhorts us to “…concentrate slowly on completing one task at a time.” So as part of my aspirations project I decided to make ‘Do one thing at a time’ one of my goals. I’m finding it challenging, to say the least. If you came into my house Read More…

Just As You Are

One of the biggest personal issues women face today is their body image. We are barraged with pictures of slim, perfectly formed women online, in magazines and on billboards.  A huge number of women in the public eye seem to have unattainably fit bodies. Even though we know in our hearts that many of these Read More…

An Atmosphere of Growth

One of my aspirations for this year was to “take pleasure in an atmosphere of growth”. I’m quoting Gretchen Rubin, from her book The Happiness Project. Basically, I want to spend some time getting to know myself a little bit better. The last few years of our life have hurtled by and my family and I Read More…

Real Beauty

I had the pleasure of being featured at The Saturday Evening Pot this week, and one of the things I talked about in my interview was body image and self esteem. I’ve had a lot of emails in response to that, and one of them, from Judy, the lovely lady behind Savoring Today, included a video from the Read More…