Kindness is Your presence

(Once in a while, as I am writing my morning pages, along come thoughts that emerge fully formed. Here is this morning's gift.) Yesterday evening, coming home on the tube, I tried to practise kindness towards the other commuters. In the midst of all our jostling for position and selfish desire to claim a space … Continue reading Kindness is Your presence

Prayer in a time of grief

My father died on Easter Sunday 2010. Six months later my long-term relationship hit the buffers. I found myself in a car-crash of intense sadness and anxiety with few airbags to cushion to blows. The doctor wrote me a few sick notes. I took time off work. I went back to work. I found I … Continue reading Prayer in a time of grief

11 Ways of Dealing with Anxiety:
6. Writing

Anxiety, holding Magnifying Glass. Studio Shot This is the sixth instalment of 11 Ways of Dealing with Anxiety, an ongoing experiment in listening. Writing I'm a great fan of It has helped me through some hard times and gotten me out of some scrapes. I am often surprised to find out what I honestly … Continue reading 11 Ways of Dealing with Anxiety:
6. Writing