There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you? Rumi.

My life, like most people’s, has been a series of turbulent ups and downs

When I reached my mid-thirties, exhausted and sick of it all, I started to re-evaluate how I lived, I knew there had to be another way. 

There is: it's called self-care. 

Genuinely, thoughtfully, and deeply prioritising and caring about yourself. This benefits the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of our whole being and leads to a more balanced and meaningful life.

My Best is Always Good Enough and So is Yours

3 May 2020 | Self-Care - Women's Wellbeing

I couldn't sleep on Thursday; I was tossing and turning all night, my mind working overtime. But I wasn't worried about what you might expect right now - the pandemic, the price of groceries, or when I'll see my friends again.

​No. I was worried that I'd make a fool of myself, let people down, or offend people with my most recent venture - The Spinsters.

We launched The Spinsters WOMENSLETTER on Friday, it was due to be delivered first thing in the morning, and I'd convinced myself that something was going to go wrong.

​And if that happened it would be all my fault; I'd let Katy down (Co-Creator) and all of the wonderful women who trusted me and gave me their email and said: 'Yes I want to be a part of this'.

And a lot of women signed up.

Far more than I anticipated. We had a target in mind, and we tripled that. Instead of being thrilled about this (which I am!), I started to feel the pressure mounting - the pressure of getting it wrong somehow, and these thoughts can be paralysing.

 

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I have grown and developed significantly over time.

Historically I didn't even know that ...