“I understood now why so many writers and artists, while in the thick of illness, became memoirists…”
(Trigger warning: cancer, death, illness, grief, The book contains graphic medical content and speaks about grief surrounding suicide.) “Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick,” Susan Sontag wrote in Illness as Metaphor. “Although we all prefer to use only the good passport,…
A real friend…
Sometimes, we need someone to point us towards our north star – of what we are good at and enjoy – when we can’t see it through our own darkness. Today on the blog I’m talking about a different kind of support that got me through some hard days when I couldn’t do what I loved.
‘Put your hand on your heart…’ A little Atticus poetry today!
“I was patient enough…”
@poetryofdhiman featured on the blog today!
Recovery is quite a process regardless of what you are going through, and it is something that we have to be careful to not assume what the end goal may be for the person experiencing it.
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Welcome to Volume 5 of the Lightkeeper’s List!
I cannot tell you what lies ahead,
but I can tell you: you will grow.
A little Morgan Harper Nichols for today’s Musings & Meditations.
You have probably seen Morgan Harper Nichols all over social media with her gorgeous artwork and poetry. Today we are highlighting her amazing portfolio of work in our Book Therapy series!
Sometimes you can’t change and you can’t choose…
This short sentence has stayed with me for years, it is stuck to my fridge as a reminder, and has become a guiding light in my stress management and decision making processes.
This is a list of all the people and things that are my Lightkeeper’s – shining out there, keeping the light on for me. Today’s list has a focus on some amazing Australians! Let’s get straight into it!
The new year stands before us…
Christmas waves a magic wand…
It’s International Day of Persons with Disability tomorrow, Friday 3rd December! Today I am sharing one of the moving quotes by Robin M. Eames from the anthology Growing Up Disabled in Australia.
Welcome back to Volume Three of the Lightkeeper’s List! This is a list of all the people and things that are my Lightkeeper’s – shining out there, keeping the light on for me.
It’s a funny thing about life…
There are two practices that have been game changers for me. But I don’t think they would have even started if I didn’t ‘deep dive’ into them.
Gratitude turns what we have into enough…