Bach Flower Remedies

It’s that time of year again – the time when major family shifts typically take place. Relocation, redundancy, retirement, a new job, a new boss, changing schools, puberty, menopause, or the break of a relationship all pose huge transitions in our lives as we change from one state or condition to another. Even when - deep in our hearts and minds - we know the change we’re experiencing is positive, resistance, fear, uncertainty and feelings of vulnerability can wreak havoc with our emotional, mental and physical states. What is it about how our...

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”   A tough medical diagnosis, loss of a loved one, family relocation, a stressful boss at work, heart-breaking animal welfare and environmental issues may shake us to the very core, creating a sense of despair and impotence far greater than what we can cope with. How do we navigate life’s choppy waters? When we’re toppled off balance and life as we know it drastically changes, what can we do to regain our power?   Accepting or...

How to prepare your family for a successful school year I don’t know about you but I feel like summer was a VERY long time ago. We went from taking each day as it comes, lazing around, recharging and relaxing, to painfully early morning wake-ups, tempers lost, and endless hustle and bustle. The summer break - experience has taught me - is the calm before the storm. I get it. Like me, I’m sure you don’t want to rush your offspring to school every morning, repeating each instruction a zillion times over...

Creating Awareness; the things I can change It’s been a while since we last connected. I’ve missed writing to you these past few months however I needed to focus my undivided attention on addressing significant life changes, grief and confusion and my journey to renewed energy and hope. At some point in our lives we’ve all been thrown curveballs – unexpected circumstances that have threatened to derail us, especially when combined with life’s daily stressors. I would like to dedicate this year-end issue to creating awareness of the things we can...