When we don’t belong anywhere – overcoming loneliness and finding true belonging

I could have sworn I was the only person in the entire universe who didn’t fit in. After 12 different schools as a child, I was, however, an exceedingly good chameleon. I learned to skillfully 'fit' wherever I landed (i.e. mold myself, make myself useful). Fitting is survival. Belonging, however, is what we all yearn [...]

Seven Healing Herbs for Anxiety & Stress (and anxiety in a nutshell)

Anxiety in a nutshell... Anxiety is a normal response to a stressful situation. It is an emotion that we all experience at some point. It keeps us alert and ready for action as a survival mechanism, allowing us to react quickly to life-threatening situations. In short, a marvellous medley of hormonal changes and physiological responses [...]

The importance of grounding for empaths and sensitive people

Coming back to Earth As an empath, I have always been somewhat 'ethereal' in nature. Being ethereal can feel rather blissful, expansive and free - a welcomed relief from the intensity of being an empath. The ether is the space in which pure energy flourishes. It's where life-force, chi, manna, universal life energy flows. Since, [...]

Compassionate Eating for Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

This article is intended for empaths (and highly sensitive people). So if that's you, then please do read on... An empath is a person with an extraordinary gift – the ability to feel energy and emotions of other people and other sentient beings, within themselves. When embraced, this gift can serve the purpose of deep [...]