As it warms up in south India I migrate northwards. Leaving the dizzy-making heat behind me, my body starts to recognise itself in the cooler climes; enjoying the cool nights, snuggling in a hoody and socks. I’m starting to feel the healthy impulses to carry out my small daily routines that were disrupted in the … More Migrating north – is authenticity the key to my energy?
Chronic fatigue, burn-out, exhaustion, breakdown; this condition is not new, it has had a myriad of names over the ages; it presents itself in as many ways as there are people, ranging in severity and symptom pattern. Alike, we all have had an overload of the system and some or many of our basic system … More Back to work after burn-out
She grew up intrinsically understanding her parents’ pain, bravely carrying the heavy trunk of her parents’ shame. Believing herself responsible for fixing, healing, loving her parents’ wounds until they were whole again. When she could not fully hold the pain that was not hers to hold and she saw the wounds were still there she felt … More That was her torment. She understood.
A year ago my body and soul screamed “STOP”. Well I suppose it started a lot longer than a year ago, probably with a whisper, a few polite nudges. ‘You are tired’. ‘You need to rest’. But in the end it left no room for manoeuvre or avoidance. I was out of function, emotionally and … More I refuse to reposition myself on the nail.