Tribute To My Smallest Tooth

You've worked so hard for so long Pressing every particle down inside The body has a testament to your determination A fleshy statement of willpower To choose any other way is weakness You are surrounded by weak people . But as you get older You realise that perhaps real weakness is Forcing yourself to live … Continue reading Tribute To My Smallest Tooth

Tidal Wave

I stood right on the shoreline. One day it’s going to hit me, this tidal wave. The pain will knock me off my feet, I will cry and scream and clutch. But when it finally hits me, that’s when I’ll be able to move on. I long for that wave to consume me so I … Continue reading Tidal Wave

The Choices in Our Modern Day Tragedy

The interesting thing about the societally-created need to "make money" in exchange for shelter, food, warmth etc. is that most of us never really get a chance to stop and rest and question what any of it is for. In some ways this is the tragedy of modern civilisation. But other times I can't help … Continue reading The Choices in Our Modern Day Tragedy

expectations.

a mindful poetic expression of the untangling of our mental processes, and how questioning our expectations can lead to true happiness.

Acceptance of a ‘broken’ heart

Today my lover took me to Crystal Castle and ended our relationship. It was powerful, and I learnt one of my biggest lessons in relationships yet. This was our contract, and for this final piece I am so grateful. When the man I considered to be my twin flame told me what we were doing … Continue reading Acceptance of a ‘broken’ heart

older.

Nicola humorously expresses the changes with old age, but how important it is to learn to accept yourself,

Recommended by a friend Podcast series

In 1978, British music group The Buggles wrote and recorded a superhit called 'Video Killed the Radio Star'. It was the single that MTV, with no small amount of smug irony, chose to launch its new channel in 1981. It's a song we all know and can sing along to, even today. Its lyrics mourn … Continue reading Recommended by a friend Podcast series

Ciara Sherlock

The leaves begin to fall again, This time everything is different, Rain carries the same feelings,  But now they are more distant Fruit falls from the trees, Planting new life for next year, The soil will be nourished again, As old life goes, new life does appear Old wounds mend as new lessons unfold, Time, … Continue reading Ciara Sherlock

See your glass.

From an early age we are told that there are two types of people in this world. Those who see their glass as half full and those who see it as half empty. Many of us strive to be the person who sees their glass as half full. We want to be a positive person. … Continue reading See your glass.

Don’t be so selfish…be selfish.

Each and every act of kindness, is, to some degree, selfish. All acts from people across the world, come from a place of selfishness, but this isn't a bad thing. On a whole, the word selfish is used to insult others, to push them to question their actions or to simply dent their ego. We … Continue reading Don’t be so selfish…be selfish.