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Turning inward

There are so many people that find it difficult to love themselves. It is so important to show compassion for ourselves; without being able to do so we cannot show love towards others. I find it very easy to be hard on myself. I criticise myself for the smallest of deficiencies whereas I would never … Continue reading Turning inward

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Taking the floor

I don't just dance. I perform. I breathe. I watch the world disappear. I release my feelings. I lead with my heart. I tear down my walls. I stop feeling sad. I lose the pain. I let go. I smile. No, I don't just dance, I do so much more. One of the things I … Continue reading Taking the floor

An end to demands and expectations

Our lives are ruled by other’s expectations of us until we realise it is actually us who have the power through knowing who we are. Everywhere around us there are pictures of beautiful women, and we compare ourselves with them and then feel less ourselves. It is important to remember although those women look beautiful … Continue reading An end to demands and expectations

Trust

""When people honour each other. There is a trust established that leads to synergy, interdependence and deep respect. Both parties make decisions and choices based on what is right, what is best, what is valued most highly" - Blaine Lee. Trust is important in every relationship be it a personal one or in a work … Continue reading Trust

Motive

It's always inspiring to me to meet people who feel that they can make a difference in the world. That's their motive, that's their passion... I think that's what makes your life meaningful, that's what fills your own heart and that's what gives you purpose. - Maria Shriver What is it that gives you the … Continue reading Motive

Slowing down and developing a sense of ‘unrush’

We all have such busy lives and tend to rush from one place to another. At work I often find that there is not even time to walk or travel from one meeting to the next. There is no time to think or reflect on the most effective way of undertaking what you have set … Continue reading Slowing down and developing a sense of ‘unrush’

How I am tender to my soul

For me being tender to my soul involves relaxing and doing things I enjoy. Sometimes these happen spontaneously and at other times they take some planning. I endeavour to do yoga on rising in the morning. Sometimes if there is lots to do this gets missed but then I try and do some yoga before … Continue reading How I am tender to my soul

Being hard on myself rather than tender to my soul

My goal has been on being kinder to myself and not placing myself under immense strain through my desire for my work to be flawless, which has been my modus operandi in the past. I used to put in immense hours and criticised my work as never being good enough. When others have seen what … Continue reading Being hard on myself rather than tender to my soul