• Mindful money week

    This is the introduction to the Mindful Money series at Dreaming Aloud. Take some time to check out the other posts on… Abundance, Scarcity and Why The Fuck Aren’t I Earning More Naming Your Price Our Matriarchal Inheritance The Blessing of Money Guilt Finding your […]

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  • The ugly duckling is in business

    I have always identified with the ugly duckling. See these fluffy grey feathers? They’ve never quite fitted in. I’ve never been one thing or t’other. Now let me tell you a secret: there is nothing more draining than being what you think you’re supposed to […]

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  • The nearest thing to telepathy…

    What’s the point in blogging anyway? This has been going round my head a lot at the moment. On good days I’d list inspiration, information and a tribe/ community of like minded people. Blogging has changed my life, and those of so many others. But […]

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  • Spring into summer

    After a couple of weeks off, I’m painting again. Playing with new colours, loving the light blue of a spring sky and the vivid orange of summer.Bright green tendrils unfurling and butterflies flying. Tumbling wisteria blossoms hang like grapes. A swallow at rest. We are […]

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  • Best children’s music

    I don’t know about you, but most children’s music is like fingernails down a black board to me. Take the Doodlebops. Or Barney. Or the cheap synthesiser versions of nursery rhymes sung by tone deaf cheese-mongers. When you are stuck in a car for hours, […]

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  • Joy pockets from London

    What a weekend -I feel completely refreshed and reinvigorated – two days of making and meeting friends at the Light on Parenting conference, eating food I love, walking the streets of London and visiting all my favourite places from when I lived there, selling JUNO and my […]

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  • My top transformational teachers of 2012

    When the student is ready, the teacher comes along. So goes the saying. This has been a year of profound transformation for me – in terms of work, money, creativity and self-image. And I really wanted to share with you some of the teachers who have […]

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  • Kick start your creativity/ blogging/ tech prowess

    Excuse me if I’m a little breathless!I have just discovered the most amazing deal for all you writers, creatives and entrepreneurs out there. In fact bought it myself as soon as I saw it and have been downloading the e books, videos, courses and MP3s since.I just […]

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  • Joy pockets

    This week’s gratitudes Being the proud owner of my very own Etsy store!*** Knowing I have nothing more to prove – to myself or anyone else! *** Snuggling up with my boy on the sofa watching cookery shows after bed time *** The Hairy Bikers […]

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  • The road less traveled

    Every day that I walk down to work in the tea house, the winding muddy path through the woods, my own road less traveled, these words run through my mind. I know them in every cell of my body. I know the conventional me that […]

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