Category Archives: spiritual growth

How to Hold Sacred Space for Yourself

You might have seen in my recent blog posts that life has been very challenging recently. My mood has been low, I feel under pressure with the millions of tiny but important jobs that I am responsible for, and there … Continue reading

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Tarot Card Reading: Leaving the Past Behind

I have not worked with Tarot for many months, and it felt like the right time to do a reading. Picking up my notebook, I opened it to seek inspiration for what questions to ask, and I saw a spread … Continue reading

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Shamanism and the Modern Witch

Several years ago, I discovered the world of shamanism. Before then all I knew about it was the stories that came from Native America, and they were few and far between. I assumed that shamans were simply Native Americans. I … Continue reading

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Welcome Ostara!

Our school Easter holiday is almost over, but we have the promise of a family wedding before returning to school, which will be the perfect chance for a party. It has been a rather busy holiday, mainly consumed with domestic … Continue reading

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I’m a Reiki Practitioner!

I celebrated one very special achievement last week: I obtained my certificate for Okuden Reiki 2nd Degree, following a long period of time to study and complete coursework requirements. It means that I may now practice as a professional reiki … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Journey: Something is Shifting

Life has settled down after several years of drama and challenges. I can’t remember life before children, but since we had them, it feels like we have been constantly on the move. I don’t mean physically, I simply mean moving … Continue reading

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Energy Healing with Reiki

There is a lot to learn about energy healing. When I first began to explore holistic health and mindfulness about fifteen years ago, I found energy healing practitioners with all sorts of specialist systems. Some had developed their techniques using … Continue reading

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Finding My Way

This week I feel a little bit nostalgic, and rather reflective. I have been talking about my blog to a few writer friends, and that prompted me to look over some of my older blog posts, and spruce them up … Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Fragile?

This week I feel a bit strange. My mood has dipped, and while I expected to be happy about my children returning to school after the summer holiday, I actually feel deflated. Yes, I admit, I miss my darlings when … Continue reading

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Time to be Me

Today I can be me. Today I can step away from Mother and Wife, and I can be Catherine. Who is she? Who am I? A woman. A writer. A wife and mother. Someone who is still trying to find … Continue reading

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