Being forced to stop, pause, reflect is highlighting that a lot of our well-intended well-being initiatives are about well-doing and not well-being.
We are attempting to work from home during a pandemic; this is not a true and realistic version of flexible working.
If one good thing comes out of this pandemic, it is that schools have embraced flexible teaching and remote working arrangements.
Respect and trust are not just words to be spoken, but actions to be taken. Without trust, what do we have?
I visualise blowing up different colour balloons to represent each emotion, writing the emotion on the balloon and releasing them into the sky.
Sometimes you don’t know you need to be freed.
So if you are feeling lost right now, which many people are, anchor yourself by returning to your core values and do some exploration through reflection on your raison d’etre.
The conditions for growth are all there – daily sun, regular water, clean air – along with love and attention from me. My garden is healthy. My garden is growing into its full potential.
I love this new feeling of hope by the hour.
Loyalty is black and white for me, there is no grey area. I choose not to have disloyal people in my life.