Tag: symbolism

From the top of the mountain

Self-reflection is about looking at things from another point of view. It’s finding the outsider perspective or choosing to be the unprejudiced observer of yourself or others. If I stand on a mountain top I get a broader perspective of what is in view. If other people stand on their summits I might see them Read More …

i am finally learning the art of self compassion

‘Be kind to yourself! Instead of chastising yourself every time you are less than perfect, it is time to take a more balanced view. There will always be things we could have done better; we are human and therefore imperfect by nature. But alongside these you should acknowledge what you did well and give yourself Read More …

Hedged in

The ceanothus by my front gate has grown enormous. The flowers this spring were wonderful, a startling blue that powdered the ground and clung to every passing sleeve that got too close. Originally planted to hide the ugly wheelie bins, it was now attempting to joyfully take over the front garden. On the downside, it Read More …

Go with the flow

‘Just go with the flow’ my spiritual advisor recommends, and when I’m on the crest of the wave, it’s really easy. Sometimes it feels like wonderful opportunities are opening up for me, I’m getting the inspiration I need and I can express myself creatively with ease and clarity. But other times it feels as if Read More …