Being quiet enough to hear your soul speak


Be quiet… quiet enough to hear a voice that’s been trying to be heard, but has been drowned out. Be quiet… quiet enough to hear the tone of love, not the edge of judgement. Be quiet… quiet enough to know that you don’t need to know everything, but some things you do know. And they … Read more

Looking up, what do we see?


Standing at the mouth of the Victorian tunnel in the hillside, I observe a beautiful tapestry. Colours and textures intertwined in a way I wouldn’t usually see. Yet how often do we look up? I mean, stop and gaze with curiosity rather than assume we know what’s there. However, I suspect we spend much more … Read more

Ingredients for the future of collective hope


HARD WORK + HOPE + RADICAL GRACE Ai-jen Poo and Tarana Burke This is the recipe for a collective becoming that is powerfully emerging. Yes, it’s tough. And yes, it can’t be done alone. But it is possible, even today. ~ Listen to the intimate and honest conversation between visionary friends Ai-jen Poo and Tarana … Read more

And yet, who might we become?


Collective becoming only happens when there’s a collective connection. And there’s a myriad of obstacles that could stop us. Our own sense of self and boundaries. What we have hidden inside and are uncomfortable about bringing into the light. Who we think ‘the other’ to be. Yet, there’s a collective sigh in all of this—a … Read more

Embracing the imperfection of life


If we only let the perfect get near, how can we feel the world? And if we think we’re only acceptable when we’re whole and strong, what about the other 95% of the time? We live in a culture of false promises. Of always-on positivity and effortless perfection, or it’s not worth having. Yet what … Read more

The surprising gift of sadness


Did you know that holding sadness enables us to feel another’s pain? It’s called compassion. Because without compassion, our threads of connection are weak indeed. And therefore, we also lose out on joy. What a stunning cycle. Hidden in plain sight in a world that only wants to hear individual positivity. ~ Susan Cain’s new … Read more