Overwhelmingly, overwhelmed!

Hi ya, welcome my friend! Let me ask you a rhetorical question. Have you ever had a yearning for isolation & solitude? When life feels overwhelming in its demands that you just need some time out! I have been feeling just like this in the past few days...so I thought this would be a good... Continue Reading →

The Love Step

Welcome my friend, we are going to be reflecting upon love today with a twist...Let's grab our cuppas first & get comfy, I have a Russian Caravan tea blend, I really enjoy its fresh ricey flavor. What's yours? Walking in step... Yesterday as hubby & I were walking along the waterfront, hand in hand as... Continue Reading →

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Recently while having a chat with friends over a cuppa, the topic of temperament & personality profiling arose... Then this morning I read an article on another creative format for personality profiling that has become popular in recent times. Personality & temperament profiling have been around since Hippocrates (2500 years) equated his observations of certain... Continue Reading →

Dancing in the rain!

Yes, we have rain, glorious rain! How amazing the power of prayer is & more amazing the One who opened His storehouse to send it to us! The following was written a few days before this refreshing rainfall arrived. Where have all the wildflowers gone... A song came to mind today for some reason along... Continue Reading →

Freedom of Gratitude!

Welcome my friend! Have you noticed that when we are truly grateful for things in  life we experience a certain release from negative thoughts & emotions! There's an awakening to the positive delights that surround us as the negative aspects in our life fade into the background...There's a reason for this... This is our topic... Continue Reading →

A Sobering Question!

I was driving along the other day on a little circuit I like to do which takes me along the waterfront traveling past the various waterways of our coastal wonderland. I find it rejuvenating to see the ever changing seascapes of the area. This particular day the king tide was at its full height &... Continue Reading →

Beware, be safe, it’s very real!

Cyber crime happens, identity theft happens, hacking happens, cyber trolling & stalking happen! Our news broadcasted yet another cyber crime situation & a warning to watch cyber scams & online identity theft targeting online accounts. Today I'm sharing the unpleasant incident I experienced, personally... So grab your favorite cuppa, treat & comfy spot to join... Continue Reading →

“They’ve got my back!”

Hi ya! Come on in we are going to have a delightful time together with a cuppa in hand...Today we are reflecting upon perceptions & expectations in relationships! I can't tell you how many times I've heard the above statement, "They've got my back!" which always concerns me...as a certain dynamic is at play here...... Continue Reading →

Freedom…

Well hello! Welcome, it's lovely to have you drop by my friend...Today we are reflecting upon what freedom means to us. So, grab your favorite cuppa & a tasty treat of deliciousness to join me in this time of reflection. I'm having an Irish Cream tea with a gf passion fruit melting moment as a treat...we... Continue Reading →

Ticking Boxes

Welcome! Come on in..today we are going to reflect upon those dry & parched times when life takes on a same old, same old feel. Where going through the motions to do life is exhausting. A few years ago, a young Mama I knew commented that she felt like she was just ticking boxes in her life,... Continue Reading →

Lots Of Laughter!

Today we're going to enjoy our time together reflecting upon laughter! Years ago when I was new to texting, I couldn't understand why people were lol-ing on the end of their sentences! So I queried...the answer - it means laugh/laughter. So for years I thought it meant lots of laughter until one day my youngest... Continue Reading →

One of those weeks!

Hi ya! Welcome to my abode, where a cuppa is always on offer with a wide variety of tea blends & a home baked treat at the ready! I'm having a peppermint tea today with a dash of honey & a gf blueberry muffin. Grab your favorite cuppa, get comfy & join me in a... Continue Reading →

Peace amidst the chaos…

Welcome dear friend, grab yourself a cuppa so we can spend this time together over a comforting hot beverage. We are going to reflect upon a very important issue today... Our beautiful Jacaranda which I featured in the Tree of life… is dropping seed pods at the moment. Most landing on the ground wide open... Continue Reading →

Layers of disappointment

Do you find life can get awfully disappointing at times? Welcome my friend to a time of sitting together with a cuppa ~ why don't you grab one... As we reflect upon peeling back the layers of disappointment to get to the core issue. It's raining, cold & windy here today with glimpses of cheeky... Continue Reading →

The Nature of things…

Today, we are going to do something different, taking our travel mugs & treat with us for a walk...we are going to find a spot by the water to have our time of reflection together...adding to our physical activity for the week, as recommended in Preventing Dementia…for all ages! As you may know, I have been... Continue Reading →

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

There's a freezing southerly gale blasting up from the Antarctic here today, in fact it has been blowing this way since yesterday & is also forecasted for tomorrow, without abating! We use these day terms to describe where we are in relation to time but there is a deeper nexus of time that often gets overlooked...This... Continue Reading →

Body Beautiful

Welcome to our time of tea & reflection together! Come on in...I have a lovely tray of treats & you can choose what your cuppa is today! I have a variety of choices either hot or iced! It's a beautiful sunny winter's day here, not a cloud in the sky & though it's a little... Continue Reading →

Emotional contagions!

Hi ya, welcome to my abode dear friend, I have a lovely cuppa & treat ready for our time together. Our topic for today's reflection is Other's emotions that can become extremely contagious... It has been raining & cold here for days so the best spot for our reflection is indoors, we have moved our... Continue Reading →

Sleep strategies…

Welcome! Today we are going to reflect upon that necessary but at times allusive state...sleep, what it actually does for our body, mind & spirit with some useful tips to help us get that deep restorative sleep that we need... First, let's get our cuppa's ready...For this wintery Auzzie day, with the winds blowing from... Continue Reading →

Preventing Dementia for all ages…

Hi, welcome to our time of tea & reflection dear friend! Today we are reflecting upon this very important topic for those who are young, in mid life or in their golden years! It's relevant to all! Dementia is the most concerning disease of our time for governments & Epidemiological departments globally...so much so, that researchers from... Continue Reading →

“I feel judged…”

Hi! How lovely of you to drop by... The above statement is voiced by most of us at some time in our lives...which sparks rather passionate reactions from all quarters, so I thought we would explore this controversial but not so modern issue in our time of reflection today... I have my cuppa ready, do... Continue Reading →

Concern, worry, anxiety…

Hi ya! You're just in time to join me in a lovely cuppa. But before we get started I thought you would like to know a little about today's reflection...today we are looking at what concern, worry & anxiety do for us & to us... Now shall we get our cuppa's ready...I was given a... Continue Reading →

Awareness…

Hello my friend! Did you know that awareness is the first step to education? There are many issues that need greater awareness in our global society, to hopefully bring a deeper understanding & empathy for those who are greatly impacted by these issues. As a part of my professional portfolio, I regularly brought awareness to... Continue Reading →

Restore…

Welcome! Today we will be reflecting upon restoration...& its deeper meaning for the rejuvenation of our body, mind & spirit... I have my cuppa at the ready...Do you have yours? Today we are seated in a sunny spot in my garden, the birds are happily tweeting & chirping, flitting in & out of the bushes... Continue Reading →

Life after Trauma

Hi, I thought we would reflect upon this important topic today as it has some interesting facts for us to contemplate. Especially for those of us who have experienced life changing traumas. First, let's get our cuppa organized...today I thought a Japanese Apple blossom tea sounded exciting & as an accompaniment a yummy Coconut Ice... Continue Reading →

The Green Eyed Monster

Welcome! I thought we might tackle an emotion that isn't often discussed today but none the less is very much alive & well in our modern world. Today we are reflecting upon the Green eyed monster of envy. To begin, let us have a lovely cuppa together, I thought I would try a new blend... Continue Reading →

Inner Narratives…

There are many fascinating narratives in the world about so many different topics...But there is one narrative that is continually being narrated... Welcome dear friend, I have a tray of delights ready for our tea time in the garden as we enjoy our beautiful autumn weather here in Australia. Our tea is an Indian Spice... Continue Reading →

Empathy v Narcissism…

Today we are sitting by the water, it's a glorious sunny day in the first weeks of autumn here in Australia... The breeze is just beautiful, wafting that wondrous salt air in from the ocean... We are watching a flock of Australian Black Swans, called a bevy with their offspring called Cygnets, floating gracefully upon the... Continue Reading →

Traveling Grace road…

Grace is such a powerful word, in fact, I believe one of the most powerful words in the universe... Welcome to my Study where I like to be creative & also take time to be reflective, will you join me in a cuppa dear friend while we enjoy our time of reflection together... Today, I... Continue Reading →

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