Jane Caro’s gripping new novel, The Mother, is a suspenseful examination of domestic violence and a court system that fails to protect. In one scene, Caro describes a husband using an open-handed chokehold that leaves no marks. As I raced through her pacy novel, part of me hoped this revelation regarding strangulation technique didn’t fall
Begin with the (Plot) Twist Pose Consider Bound and Half-Bound versions – (are you planning to be traditional or indie published?) The Hero’s (Journey) Pose is recommended for every writer type Enter Warrior Pose (excellent for fantasy writers and historical fiction authors) Relax into Corpse Pose (particularly good for mystery writers – but a corpse
5 More Life Hacks to Transcend Anxiety and Depression A continuation from the last 2 weeks of blogs. Start here if you’ve just joined this series. What are your methods for lifting the grey fog? And if you’ve used any of these practices, let me know what you have found effective or your own modifications.
5 Life Hacks to Reduce Anxiety and Depression In this series of 3 blog posts, I am focusing on small life changes that can make a big difference if you are living with under the shadow of anxiety and depression. Each suggestion is a well-researched and simple-to-apply ‘life hack’ to make micro changes to live
Soul Card Collage is a sacred creative process to bring understanding and healing to the Self and the Soul. All that is required is trusting our intuition, our inner wisdom. Each Soul Card we create reflects an aspect of our essence. It is a simple collage process everyone can do. We can use the imagery
How Meditation Helps Your Brain: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction It’s Saturday morning and I have so much to do. Decisions like shall I walk to the market or sit down at my writing desk. Accept that new job, make an appointment with the physio, help my daughter in her classroom? Life doesn’t stop just because
Women’s Re-Wilding Retreat One of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves is time for presence and connection. I’ll be co-facilitating an sacred women’s retreat on June 14-16. Over the weekend you will nourish your senses through nature connection, rejuvenate your body with specialty yoga sessions, awaken your creativity through art therapy, embrace ritual and sacred celebration, and have time for quiet reflection and
Women’s Wisdom Circle A women’s circle is a safe and sacred space for women to come together, use their voices, be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower each other and share wisdom. Women’s Wisdom Circle 10 March 1:30pm – 3:30pm Join Natalie & Shannon for a special gathering