Long time quiet here, but today I was asked by someone who knows me well, for my advice on getting comfortable at being at home alone. Being asked the question made me realise both how far I've come since starting Time to Release and how the same issues still come up for me, all be … Continue reading Home Alone
I started a new job last Monday, when I say started I mean I did half a day then me and the kids got struck down by some evil super sickness bug grrrrr…. I was super prepared for the job, felt like id ended my previous job well on the Friday and had turned up … Continue reading It didn’t go as planned…
'Endings' Questions.... how do I feel about endings? What do 'good' endings feel like? Can an initially scary or painful ending be transformed? Is there a recommended path in this?! Ive had a number of endings this year and each one i've struggled with for different reasons. I want to be honest here about how i've felt about … Continue reading Endings
Ideas list for a Sensory September! On the first 3 days of this month I enjoyed some delicious sensory experiences. I feel that bodily experiences, incorporating taste, texture, aroma, sound and views can nourish, help us connect body with mind and build evocative memories. So here is my list of 30 simple, seasonal sensory experiences … Continue reading Sensory, September
Over the summer I've been travelling around a little with day trips and family visits and I've been making little monuments, artworks with natures treasures, piles of stones, gathered leaves and fallen berry arrangements. It feels good to engage in a little natural making, create something that exists transiently and to find resources with whats around … Continue reading ‘I was here’ collections
Ive been focusing recently on trying again, specifically trying again when something doesn't quite work out as planned! I noticed that sometimes it has taken quite a long time for me to 'try again' and I've been looking at that gap and exploring it. Here is my thinking process: Sometimes when something doesn't work out … Continue reading Trying Again: A magic formula!
Here is a mini release you can try right now! Difference Doing things the same was, having the same experiences can feel safe and secure. You know the outcome and even if that outcome isn’t great, it can be comfortable. The word release evokes a feeling of difference, a positive separation between a feeling and … Continue reading Mini Release Challenge!