At this auspicious time, there seems no better opportunity than to MAKE TIME to PAUSE. Pause to reflect on the year and the depth that you may have been taken to, either through your health, your relationship, your family, your work, or finances. For many there has been a devastation of what was, things have pulled us to places inside ourselves we never knew were there. And yet in this devastation, this crumbling, in this facing of crises, something new emerges - a new resilience, a new insight into self or life, a renewed sense of self, a new clarity. Just as the fire devastates and unflinchingly gets rid of the old, soon the new emerges, new shoots of fresh green contrast the starkness of what was. This is transformation and to me this is what the ending of the Mayan Calendar was about. And whether you believe in it or not, I don't know anyone who has not been forced through a process of transformation this year. It's time to celebrate that, to recognise lessons learned. For me, I have learnt that I cannot control another's destiny and the choices they make in life. This has been deeply transformative for me. So I encourage you to TAKE TIME AND PAUSE with yourself, with your beloved, with your children. Light a candle to celebrate and be grateful, to offer prayers and blessings to those going through devastation at this time, or if you still are yourself, and look to the light of Love to be the guide for 2013. I wish you love from all of my heart ... I thank you for being part of The Conscious Heart journey this year. Thank you to those who have travelled the journey with me in the intimacy and depth of a workshop or retreat space, or a one on one session. I remember each one of you and treasure our time. I wish you love and peace and I hope we meet again soon. Ps. We have a very exciting 2013 coming up and to view upcoming events in 2013, click here.

 

P.S Your body is not broken. Menopause is a gateway, a privilege, a time to embrace change with grace and step into a life that is empowered, loving and alive.  This is your birthright as a woman.  You have been waiting for this all your life... Buy mine and Diana's book Tantric Sex and Menopause on Amazon AUSAmazon US & Amazon UK.


Mother Love

Mother Love

The sweetest thing happened recently.

My mother just turned 90. As she gets older, I notice a gentleness growing more and more in her. To hug her is like hugging a feather. She is so incredibly 'light' now. Though small in stature, her heart and compassion have widened. Something I noticed in my dad as he grew older too.

As a few of us were sitting around the morning after her birthday...

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The Intimate Life of the Narcissist

The Intimate Life of the Narcissist

Twenty years ago, we never heard the term, 'Narcissist'.

Only in myths. Now everyone is talking about Narcissism, and thank god it's happening. I think it's been the hidden cause of serious relationship problems and sadly, abuse that has been left unchecked. But the narcissist can be right under our own roof. The more subtle ones. And how I wish I knew about this back in my 20's, 30's, and 40's.

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The Dismantling

The Dismantling

Sometimes I think I'm just way too sensitive for this world. But if you're reading this, maybe you feel that too.

I don't think any of us are out of the firing line of loss, grief, or trauma right now, whether that is personal, communal, or universal. And all these affect our relationships deeply.

There's a dismantling, a shattering, a shaking of our foundations, that is so collective, none of us...

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When the Heart Quivers

When the Heart Quivers

The quiver of the heart.

A phenomenon that is rarely spoken of. Yet something very real, available, and life-affirming.

I truly believe that the body is a vessel of Love. And that Love is programmed into every cell. We all know that the heart area is where we feel love.

There's an expansion felt in the chest when we love. Or a heaviness felt in the chest when we grieve the loss of...

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The Gift of Presence

The Gift of Presence

I really am a hopeless romantic. But I'm a cracker when it comes to Valentine's Day. I've seen more conflicts and disappointments from expectations not being met than I think it's worth.

To me, make every day a celebration of your relationship. And the greatest gift you can give your partner, your lover, is your PRESENCE.

I don't mean, 'well I'm here. Isn't that being present?' No I mean, full-bodied, full open-hearted,...

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Love is the Life-saver

Love is the Life-saver

It's no doubt that 2021 has been a challenge for many, if not all of us. The pressure on relationships is off the Richter scale.

On all types of relationships - friendships, partnerships, love-ships, family-ships, work-ships. Many types of ships. 

And the thing about ships is that at the moment, many are all out to sea. With no rudder, no mainstay, no land in sight, and no lifeboats left.

We are being tossed...

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