Have you sacrificed joy in order to succeed?

When joy is your goal everything created will therefore be the right outcome. Laying in bed at 4 in the morning I found myself waking yet again, sifting through the escalating thoughts of “Am I doing enough? Why is life so challenging? Why do I keep making mistakes?”...

The Guys Upstairs – How I Was Shown My Power & Voice

Chapter One "In every tragedy there’s a moment where there’s a possibility for triumph."  Oprah Winfrey The first time I experienced fear was just before my fourth birthday. It was 1971 and I sat in the back of my mother’s Mini, surrounded by bin bags filled with my...

How to Find Your Power & Voice – A Journey to an Authentic Existence

Chapter 2 Recognising Imbalances “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is true wisdom” – Tao Te Ching I spent most of my formative adult years stumbling from one disaster to another. From dysfunctional relationships, co-dependencies, health issues, financial...

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month – exploring the mind/body intelligence

“Intelligence comes into being when the mind, the heart and the body are really harmonious” – Jiddu Krishnamurti   For 4 years, I explored my own personal healing path to overcome ME (or myalgic encephalomyelitis) which resulted in exhaustive testing through the NHS,...

How to Find Your Power & Voice – A Journey to an Authentic Existence

Chapter One Introduction - Amanda's Journey “Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” - Hippocrates At the age of 38 I was asked to write my memoirs. I always thought that memoirs were written by people who’d achieved something...