Odd School

Odd School

How are you my love? In this brave new world of isolating, cocooning, distancing and working from home, there’s a whole world of ‘new’ to get our heads around huh?!? I’ve been watching my 6 year old as she tries to wrap her head around it all - there’s certainly a...

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Even more ways to feel spacious…

Even more ways to feel spacious…

Looking for more ideas? Here’s my best of the rest, number 8 through to 20. 8. Hot bath - It’s nice to soak, but you can create a spacious mind haven too - pretend you’re enjoying hot water beach on the Coromandel in New Zealand. Or imagine  a bath at an ancient onsen...

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Ways to feel more spacious

Ways to feel more spacious

Hey loves! Ahhh these are very different times for many of us. It’s well into week two of distancing here, and at times it feels as though the walls are closing in. Cabin fever is amongst us. As Glennon Doyle puts it in this post here- It’s getting chippy. But what to...

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Stick the Kettle on…

Stick the Kettle on…

Stick the kettle on, and let's have a chat whilst it boils. Today I'd like to tell you about 'The Cup of Tea Point'. Got any biscuits?   What’s 'The Cup of Tea Point'? Well it describes that point in time when the thing you were occupied with or interacting with...

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Carrie Ekins

Carrie Ekins

Head of the Herd - mentor

When I was a girl, I was not your run of the mill, A grade student. I admit it, I was always a little kookier than the others, and I tried hard to conform, to work hard and be the good girl. But there were always crystals and holistics and a certain feeling that things didn’t have to be so normal, dutiful and mundane buzzing around in the back of my head.

As for many of us therapists and healer types, deep in my heart I knew what my calling was, but it was fuzzy in form, so university beckoned and a respectable 2:1 in Bsc (hons) Psychology was the prize. However, this wasn’t the real study of people that I yearned for, Psychology was all words and rhetoric – only leading to a corporate career and a management fast track. So I ran away to learn about the world. My mother always knew I would…