Gentle Acceptance

There hasn’t been much that feels gentle about the last period. With everything seemingly changing hour by hour, uncertainty weighs heavy. Here are a couple of things that helped shift me to this place of gentle acceptance.


(Estimated reading time 5 minutes) The last week or two have been particularly hard for me. I’ve felt sad, hopeless and, at times, despairing. Although not easy for me to admit, I found it difficult to see a positive way forward or to get out of it until I did this exercise. Perhaps you find […]

New is Hard

One of the most helpful things I’ve heard in the past couple of weeks is the first episode of Brene Brown’s new podcast, Unlocking Us. It was useful because I have been navigating a few personal challenging first times, and the podcast gave me some tools to help manage them.