A lightbulb moment!

Welcome my friend! I thought it was high time to give an update on this year's theme words. So grab a cuppa & get comfy because it's been quite a bumpy ride! If you join me here often then you know that for this year, two words had presented themselves to me. They were Ask... Continue Reading →

A profound conversation

I recently had one of those nights, you know the ones where you go to bed only to toss & turn. Then realise it’s pointless staying there, so you get up & read for awhile. So, I got up, warmed myself a mug of hot milk & heated a wheat pack... You see I couldn’t... Continue Reading →

Understanding the Energy Source

Welcome my friend, come on in for a cuppa & chat. There's a lot of discourse about sustainable energy resources at the moment. So today, I thought we would look at our personal energy source through Spoon Theory & how this relates to all of us. You may be scratching your head at this point... Continue Reading →

Practicing the Art of Quietness

Welcome my friend! Come on in & we'll enjoy a cuppa together. Last year we looked at ways to enter the Art of Quietness & I thought we would practice those together today. As life can get pretty overwhelming at times & entering that Quietness really does so much restoration for our souls. So tap... Continue Reading →

Are you feeling pressured?

I think most people would be familiar with Aesop's old adage of The Tortoise & the Hare. While there are valuable lessons in the original story, l recently found gems in looking at it from a different perspective. Today, I'm enjoying an Aussie Bush tea that turns purple when infused. What are you having today?... Continue Reading →

A letter of Gratitude

We have all received & written letters, haven't we? Letters for jobs, letters of resignation, letters of love, joy & of sadness. Although in this day & age letters are often called emails or even long text messages! But they are all similar in that they are the written word conveying thoughts, feelings or notices... Continue Reading →

It’s been one of those weeks…

Welcome my friend, I know I'm a little late this week but come on in & we'll enjoy a cuppa together. I’m having one of those weeks, you know those weeks where everything seems not to go to plan. Where it doesn’t matter what you do or how hard you try, it just doesn’t go the way you thought... Continue Reading →

Heeding Wise Advice

Hi, welcome my friend! We are doing something a little different today. Have you ever given wise advice to others but not necessarily listened to it yourself? Me too! But today I'm changing that by taking my own professional advice in being kind to myself with a little time out. Over the past few weeks... Continue Reading →

Anxious Thoughts

Do you have anxious thoughts at times my friend? I think we all do! Today, we will reflect upon this very human emotion. But first let's get comfy with our cuppa's & treats. It's morning tea time here & I have a toasted slice of gf Date & coconut loaf with a cup of French... Continue Reading →

She sat staring out the window…

Nothing looked familiar to her...her fear & confusion were palpable... Welcome to our time of tea & reflection dear friend! Today we are reflecting upon a very important topic that is relevant to us whatever age we are! First let’s get comfy with our cuppa’s. I have combined two coffee blends today a Caramel freezed... Continue Reading →

Running In Her Shoes

Welcome! Come on in my dear friend, join me in our time of reflection together... This month seems to have a convergence of quite a few important events, so I thought it would be great to reflect upon these over the next few posts. Today we have two such events... First, let's get our cuppa's... Continue Reading →

Contemplative

Hi there! Come on in, it's lunch time here so I have grilled cheese sandwiches with homemade tomato relish & I thought Japanese Black tea flavored with green apples would be the perfect cuppa to accompany lunch. The human mind is an amazing thing, don't you think? In recent years much has been discovered &... 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 →

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 →

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 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 around us.... 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 →

A Marathon?

Welcome to my abode! We are going to have a wonderful time so grab yourself a hot beverage, make yourself comfy & join me... I have a new tea blend to try today, it's a fruit tea with Passionfruit, Mango & Orange. My treat is a gf fruit bun, toasted, with real creamery butter melting... Continue Reading →

Challenging days…really!

Welcome dear friend! I have a delightful cuppa ready with a delicious treat for our time of reflection together today. We are traveling to scale the steep mountains on the Alps of Life's Challenges. I know that every person that joins me here has those days that are more far more challenging then others. For... Continue Reading →

Know Your Body’s Capacity

Welcome, today we are doing something slightly different, I am going to share my professional & personal experience...to bring awareness to the issues that many are living with... So grab your favorite beverage, a treat & sit with me while we share the following reflection together... If you've been traveling with me here, then you... Continue Reading →

The princess & the pea…

Welcome, lovely to have you drop by, please grab your choice of a cuppa & a treat of deliciousness as you linger in a time of sweet reflection... Childhood stories... The Princess, my daughters had this endearing name for me between themselves from childhood after they had heard the story of the Princess & the... Continue Reading →

Storms of life…

Welcome, we are having a different tea & reflection time together today, it has been raining here for three weeks now with some mighty powerful storms passing through, with only three days of sunshine in between. I have a Gf Apple Strudel cake with homemade lemon butter ready with a cup of lemon grass tea... Continue Reading →

Ginger tea & time…

How lovely to have you drop by my friend, shall we begin our time of reflection together... My tea today has Ginger root, apple pieces, white & red hibiscus & licorice root. The tasty treat for is an Gf Orange & Poppy seed cake with orange sauce. The aroma of ginger triggers pleasant memories of... Continue Reading →

Changing Capacities…

Welcome, do you have your favorite beverage & delightful tasty treat ready? You do!  Then let's enjoy our time of reflection together. My choice today is a fruity blend of berries; Strawberry, Raspberry & Loganberry, my tasty treat is a small plate of fruit chips. My grandchildren love my 'fruit chips', simply, I take whatever... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Focus?

Well hello, how lovely of you to join me. Grab your cuppa & get comfy & reflect with me for awhile. My choice for our time together is an unusual herbal tea, made from branches of a shrub & bean pods. This tea has its origins in South Africa Made from the branches of the... Continue Reading →

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