What the actual f**k? Let me explain. Many moons ago, I was living with a ridiculously unsuitable man. Now on paper, it looked like a winner, we travelled, he was adventurous, he had no life plan to settle down and do mundane things, he had a magical knack of earning...read more
So, this week I have binged on 'The Defiant Ones', a four part Netflix documentary that parallels the lives of Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young (better known as Dr Dre). It's been a bit of a revelation. Like crazy inspiring. But then Music is my happy place, especially...read more
So, there I was in the shower, washing my feet and prodding at the tough callousy bits and it got me thinking about my therapist friend Helen. Helen combines reflexology with myofascial release - she's awesome, with her innate talent for feeling into the glitches and...read more
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…