As autumn leaves continue to fallAnd uncertainty outside makes us stallWhat is it we do with this news of the day?What is it we rush for, to get to, or away?Knowing that peace is always hereWhether it's surrounded by love or by fearIs a gift that often goes unopenedUnknown, unseen and sometimes unspokenBut know it's… Continue reading Real Life
Remembering all those struggling with thoughts of ending their lives today. World Suicide Prevention Day, 2020 10 September 2020 When giving up feels like the only thing left Like there’s no one who sees why you’re always bereft When nothing in life brings you joy or contentment Life’s full of despair, apathy or resentment ~… Continue reading Shining a New Light
When we are ill, we often seekA potion, a pill to keep us asleep.Something to send all that pain away,While we can stay busy – get on with our day ~ But illness can often be a great sign,A guiding light for us all to re-align,To get back in tune with our hearts, bodies, souls,So… Continue reading Coronavirus; When Pain Is Our Teacher
This September, many parents are sharing a different set of feelings that are accompanying the September return to school. Inevitably, of course. The world has changed a lot since the Spring of 2020. Often, we hear murmurs from mums, dads and carers making light-hearted comments about not being able to wait until ‘the kids are… Continue reading Why September is the Perfect Time to Make Time for You
There are so many questions to ask when we think about seeking help. What kind of help do I need? Who is the best person to help? What is the most effective method? Do I need advice & information, counselling or therapy, a mentor, a life coach, business coaching, a self-help book or something else… Continue reading Get Clear. Knowing How to Get the Best Support is Here
I’m also curious about how universal statements like these operate in empowering or disempowering ways in a client's pursuit of happiness – in their relationships, working towards their goals and with all their intentions for having a good life.
Do you have a tale of transformation you’d like to tell? Slow coach Sarah is curating a collection transformative tales, which have occurred throughout the Covid-19 lockdown. What happened to you – or for you during this time? Feel free to reach out and share your stories of new insights, awareness, radical shifts or a… Continue reading Start Telling Tales!
Staying quiet is a challenge, we’re clear about that But speaking up feels uneasy, cause I’m white and not black Guilt. Shame. How can we whites understand this, you know? When we have the privilege of being able to go ~ Wherever we want without that latent fear Of judgement, harassment, others making it clear… Continue reading Dear George
Written by Slow Coach Sarah for Mental Health Awareness Week, 18-24 May 2020 For the rest of this week, now here’s the dealCheck-in every morning to ask how you feelThen note it and write it with just one of your wordsIs it happy or sad (or does this seem absurd?) But as it’s Mental Health… Continue reading Boo!
Earlier this week, I was drawn to take my daily walk down a route I’d never taken before, even though it’s only minutes from my door. And what happened that day blew my mind. Across the back of the school field, I sauntered, casually towards a beautiful, flowering Hawthorn Tree. And promptly burst into tears. Yes. It… Continue reading Sharing The Tree That Loved Me