A hard landing

feather

The problem with highs (even natural ones) is that there is only one way down. In the space of a month I have gone from experiencing elation, peace and joy to absolute frustration, confusion and (dare I say) depression. To say it’s been a hard landing ‘coming down’ from Bali to Mexico is an understatement. No matter how many times I utter the words, ‘this too, shall pass’ during the difficult times, I never quite want to accept that it … Keep reading…

Join me for my Mexico retreat in 2016!

Hammock Holbox sunset

I’m very excited to finally announce the ‘Journey to Shine’ retreat on Holbox island, Mexico in April, 2016. I say finally because it is something I have dreaming about, planning and sending out into the universe for some time now. Let’s face it, a retreat in Mexico has always been on the cards and I have had my eyes open for the right location for the last year. Then, in early May this year I went on an impromptu girls … Keep reading…

My (surprising) journey with essential oils

essential oils dottera

It was back in Colorado that I discovered essential oils at a health food store and decided to make my own scented sprays. Lavender, lemongrass and rosemary were my oils of choice; lavender to relax, lemongrass to uplift and rosemary to… I wasn’t quite sure except I loved the woody scent. A while ago a woman who I follow online and have enormous respect for began sharing her experience with doTERRA essential oils. She is a spiritual practice coach, author, … Keep reading…

Blessed by Bali

Bali retreat

As I sit here in Mexico sipping Bali coffee and munching on Vegemite toast (having been up since 3AM due to jet lag), my time in Bali almost seems like a dream. A beautiful, blissful dream. I’ve hesitated to write about the retreat due to not having anything other than hyperbole to describe my experience. Magical. Life changing. Blissful. Abundant. And yet, it is all true. It was all that, and more. So much more. Nothing could have prepared me … Keep reading…