Peacock Dreaming

Musical Mindfulness

Remaining in the present moment is challenging when you’re going through a stressful experience that is full of uncertainty. It’s been tempting for me to chase reassurance and insight as…

Peacock Dreaming

Waiting to Fly High with Courage

This afternoon, I sat watching a kārearea gliding above treetops. As the bird spiralled effortlessly on the air current, I mused how easy things are when conditions are perfect and…

Peacock Dreaming

The Surprise of Anxiety

Anxiety often sneaks up behind you. It veils itself under the guise of a mixture of emotions, and you don’t even know it is upon you until someone points out…

Peacock Dreaming

Love & Water

Love and water. The mind boggles at how and why these two things are indelibly linked but for me they are. Water not only reminds me of key life lessons,…

Peacock Dreaming

A Time For Renewal

Easter is more significant for me this year than it has been for a very long time. I have leapt off the cliff at an ending, and I’m floating toward…

Peacock Dreaming

Justification Not Required

As I prepared for a long-awaited road trip last weekend, it dawned on me I am free to choose the life I desire without restriction. Or guilt or shame. And…

Peacock Dreaming

The Importance of Being Me

You’re never going to be everyone’s cup of tea. What matters most is that you find joy in being you. I enjoy being me. I always have. Going to the…

Peacock Dreaming

False Expectations

When we place expectations on others, it can only ever lead to disappointment and self-inflicted frustration. When placing expectations on another person, we stop focussing on what we contribute to…

Peacock Dreaming, prejudice

The Legacy of Prejudice

As a professional project manager within the construction industry, overcoming prejudice has been a mighty hurdle. The other day something happened that prompted a realisation. Even though the same dynamics…