Self-Care

Today I had to go to the Physiotherapist. I’ve had back pain for a few days and it has been referring into my head and causing pretty nasty headaches. This happens relatively frequently with me and I’ve finally decided to see if there is something I can do about it! During the initial consultation we…Read more »

Developing Habits

It has been a while since I was here! This year I endeavoured to start blogging frequently as a way of reconnecting with the lovely events within my life and also as sharing my psychological learning. But it’s almost February and this is my first post. Unsurprisingly, I am going to start with some research…Read more »

jamie fraser cowl

Folks, please find for your enjoyment, a new, free knitting pattern developed by yours truly! In May, Hugh and I traveled to the UK. We had a fabulous trip, visiting Exeter, Oxford, London, Islay, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Birmingham and Cheltenham. Hugh’s parents purchased first class BritRail passes for us and it was the best thing ever!…Read more »

Unexpected twists

I recently grabbed a knitting book from the library called Sereknity (sidenote: Adelaide libraries are fantastic!) It includes patterns inspired by yoga positions and concepts of mindfulness. I probably wouldn’t buy it for myself because more than half of the patterns are actually crochet, but it really is a lovely book. I decided to knit…Read more »

Still waters

The beach continues to teach me lessons. I skipped the gym one night recently and told myself I’d make up for it by going swimming. It was warm and I had cycled home, so I was pretty sweaty and looking forward to a cleansing dip. I walked down to the beach and was amazed by…Read more »

Clearing the mental clutter

{post by Karen} I’m planning to do a proper blog post soon (a follow-up to Learning to Surf, wherein I have my first truly Australian wildlife experience), but I just read this post from Ryder at The Bulletjournalist and it struck a chord, so I thought I’d share. The article is about mental clutter and…Read more »