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
Many of us will be experiencing grief right now. We may still be in shock at the situation we find ourselves in. We may be in denial, even – not wanting to believe what’s going on around us or within us. We may still be trying to adjust to the strange and new environment we… Continue reading Remembering That All Our Grief Matters Right Now
OK, so we’re nearing the end of the year. What would you like to clear? Be free from? Let go of? Even if you don’t consider yourself to be ‘into’ any kind of personal development or self-awareness, it’s a great time to be letting go of everything you no longer love, need or feel warmly… Continue reading At The End Of The Year, What Would You Like To Clear?
I know, I’ve mentioned the C word and we’re still in November. It’s to help you prepare for self-care, though. I promise. I don’t know about you, but I’m never one to buy-into the Christmas frenzy (according to society or ‘media’ rules that is). But then again, that mode fits with my preference to be… Continue reading How to Remember Your-Self in the Rush to Slow Down This Christmas
Meeting Jane, the bubbly, pragmatic PA who’s a proactive problem-solver with a heart. OK, so it’s National Stress Awareness Day today (the first Wednesday in November every year) and now I’m getting stressed because I didn’t even know. And this is where I do genuinely believe that the world has gone mad. Well, not the… Continue reading The Best Kind of Stress is to Make it Less
While out walking yesterday morning, I caught sight of one solitary curled up leaf, just sitting on the wall. My first thought was how dead it looked. But slowly my attention turned to its beauty just as it is and how its’ life as a dead leaf hasn’t always been this way. Once upon a… Continue reading How Will You Honour Your Dead This Halloween?