I’D RATHER WATCH NETFLIX

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) The problem with shadowy creatures is that they are annoyingly persistent.  They seem to recur with different names and faces until at last, sick of facing the same issues, we stop running and turn to see what is blocking the light. We stand our ground and say, “Enough!” In those […]

IS INVISIBILITY YOUR SUPERPOWER?

(Estimated reading time 1 minute) How does one ever begin to manage a non-specific fear; a spidery thing, crawling, slithering across your chest; a paralyzing dread. This shadow self emerging stealthily in the chaos of young family life.  I remember, with two young boys, that there was barely time for a cup of tea or […]

WHY YOU SHOULD BE AFRAID OF FEAR

(Estimated reading time 1 ½ minutes) The way I see it, we all have a shadow self just waiting to surface. It’s the self that says “You’re not good enough”, “They don’t want to hear from you”, “You’re ordinary… untalented… not really good at anything”. It’s the self that tells you, “You should probably stay […]