Being an honour guard for grief.

Being an honour guard for grief.

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of being part of an honour guard for grief. A friend put out a call for people with medicine drums who could spare some time one evening to come and hold a sacred space for someone recently bereaved. I was one of eight women who had...
Less worry, more whimsy.

Less worry, more whimsy.

Today I had a Zoom call with my brother and some of my cousins and we were debating the very serious and significant question: eating hot chips in the bath – yes or no? I’m a no – I don’t have anything in particular against the idea of hot chips in the...
What do you need, and how will you get it?

What do you need, and how will you get it?

What do you need, and how will you get it? These are two of my favourite questions. They’re deceptively simple, and deceptively powerful. What do I need? Off the top of my head, without thinking about it, I need adventure! I need to get out of the house and move my...
Declaring to-do list bankruptcy.

Declaring to-do list bankruptcy.

Today I declared to-do list bankruptcy and deleted everything in my to-do list app. I got tired of feeling like my to do list of ‘kind of important but not urgent so they’re just going to hang over my head until forever things’ is never going to get...
Exploring ancestral trauma and resilience.

Exploring ancestral trauma and resilience.

This morning I didn’t get up at 4:15am and it was glorious. I’m sitting in the library with my laptop and an empty keep cup that had cacao in it, which I’m not sure is allowed in the library – I figured I’d ask for forgiveness rather than permission. I’m trying...