Very British Problems

“It’s the Cliff Notes to my wife.”  Eric explained to his mom and sister as we straw-sipped Bloody Mary’s on Saturday night, avec BBQ.  “If you want to understand her, watch it.” I smirk at how Eric thinks this entire...

Mother’s Guilt

I don’t often write about parenting. Its not because my children don’t occupy eighty gorgeous (mostly:-) percent of my life and thoughts, but because I’m still very much finding my feet as a parent.  I’ve not got that much parental...

Mantra Magic

For two months now, ten pretty incredible women and myself have been immersed in Yoga Teacher Training. Its been gorgeous, thanks be to our beloved teacher, whom seemingly grows and glows in angelic qualities of giving and wisdom every time...

Thank You, ADHD

Alex, my seven year old, has always been a gift package of surprises. He burst into life, early, and quite literally.  He’s a fireball, a loud-talker, extroverted, his brain fires rapidly, far too fast for his mouth to deliver its...

Thank You’s

Happy Wednesday! Golly I know Bright Side posts have been somewhat sporadic this summer; forgive me, I’ve been in Europe for 2 months travelling about and visiting family and friends.  And here in rural Dorset?  Well, lets just say one I...

The Most Inspiring Beings

So I’ve been in England a smidgen over a week now.  As you read this the birds are trilling, the sun is streaming through the open window and the sky is richly blue and cloudless, the atmosphere thick with the assurance...

The Secret to Happiness

“You create your own universe as you go along.” Winston Churchill Similarly to millions, I have the sensational The Secret movie to thank for introducing me to the Law of Attraction.  Each spiritual journey contains Aha moments, moments of great...

Finding Your Spotlight

So I had this dream last night, perhaps provoked by the fact that Kate and William have just brought beautiful baby Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge into the world and are occupying many minds, hearts and newspaper columns.  In...

Happy News

Trying to find happiness in external things and situations is as fruitless as trying to generate beauty from external things such as makeup, jewelry and clothes.  External versions are an add-on or adornments at best, but not the source.  Your happiness-like your authentically unique...