What do you think about when you think about love? Hearts and kisses? Is it the people who you love? Do you think about the warm feeling your body gets when you love someone? That swooping feeling in your stomach when the one you love looks at you? Or is it the overwhelming, all consuming,... Continue Reading →



Emotions, feelings, sensations. It doesn’t matter what you call them, sometimes they can be tricky. I have even heard people say that it would be better or easier not to feel emotions. Obviously these kinds of statements are made after being hurt but imagine if you really were unable to feel! Sure you would never... Continue Reading →


Is it just me who thinks this intensifier is used more often than it should be when we are describing ourselves? ‘too’ fat, ‘too’ skinny, ‘too’ loud, ‘too’ quiet, ‘too’ uptight, ‘too’ laid back…it really could be endless. Why do we consider ourselves to be ‘too’ anything and when did it begin? Think about the... Continue Reading →


How would you define courage? If we think about it, courage is a word that is often associated with physical acts. People facing difficulty or danger and continuing anyway. Soldiers show great courage placing themselves in danger for a cause that they may or may not agree with every time. Some people test their courage... Continue Reading →


The word, inspiration, means different things to different people depending on the context in which it is used. If a group of artists are talking, inspiration could take on a completely different meaning to a discussion between a group of teachers for example. Not only does it depend on the people, but also the place... Continue Reading →


There are some definitive moments in all our lives when we are forced to make a choice.  I’m not talking about which shoes to buy or what to watch on the idiot box.  I’m talking about those moments when your decision is going to change the course of your whole life.  For some, it might... Continue Reading →


The reactions of those around us have a great impact on how we feel. Reciprocally our reaction to an event or information has an impact on others. Sometimes these reactions are helpful and sometimes…they are not. As a teacher, I learned very quickly that my reactions dramatically impacted the outcome of events. Remaining calm and... Continue Reading →

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