Post-Pandemic Anxiety

Here in France, we are at Step 2 of our De-confinement. The curfew tonight moves from 19h to 21h. All non-essential shops will open again. Restaurants will open again to receive customers on their terraces. Many of us are rejoicing at this much longed-for freedom, but there are just as many of us who are …

Mental Blocks to Magical Futures

Savoir Vivre Vignette We all have mental blocks. We have all convinced ourselves that there are some things that we just can not do. These mental block often have their origin in our childhoods. We attempted to do something, failed, and then, for our own protection (against the pain we felt because we failed,) we …

Are You living according to your Life’s Purpose without knowing it?

One of the questions I asked my friends as I was creating my community “We live Purposeful, Meaningful and Fulfilling Lives(you are very welcome to join!)" was “What is your life’s purpose? Do you know?" A (very) small number had an immediate answer ready. Some looked at me uncomprehendingly and said, “I need to think …

Write Your Story – Transform Your Life

I am reading Louise DeSalvo’s book Writing as a Way of Healing - How telling our Stories transforms our Lives, because I want to incorporate its content in my “Write Your Story” and "Your Magical Future" residential and virtual retreats. I have only read the first chapter and already I can realise what a powerful …

The Real Story of Your Life

I have one all-consuming passion and that is the reading, writing and telling of stories. I feel pretty serious about my horses, my friends and pasta with pesto too, but nothing else has held my attention for as long: I suspect my love of stories and storytellers started long before I could talk. We are …