Freedom? No thanks…

“Free is terrifying after confinement” - Julia Cameron, Walking in this World Freedom - what a frightening prospect. As one who religiously writes lists and timetables her life, freedom does not sound blissful. In our Western society, many of us believe we are free - we are not shackled or imprisoned so aren’t we free? …

Navigating the Void

A “feeling” I often encounter on this journey to myself, is the void. Although, not a ‘feeling’ in the conventional sense, the void can manifest as truly as any feeling. Maybe best described as a lack of feeling; apathy, emptiness and flatness all suitable synonyms for it. The void can start small, a little niggle …

Rejection

Rejection has been the driving force behind my choices for as long as I can remember. Of course, I wouldn’t have been aware of this three years ago as it was the silent driving force in my life. Much like the process of breathing, I would react to rejection instinctively without a thought. My modus …

Belonging

Belonging - the glue that holds us together, the sense that we are safe and held and a part of. Belonging - being possesed by someone, being the property of another.  A few years ago, I would have been content with feeling a sense of belonging in either of these ways. On paper, I could …