Mindful Travel

This summer I was lucky enough to take a 3-week holiday to Ireland. Home to more family on my husband’s side than I can count, my favourite big-old trees and a heck of a lot of places to see. My heart was full the whole time, just like it was the last time I visited 9 years earlier. The difference this time though, was all in my mind. On the...

How Connection Grows…

Three years ago, I walked into a Crave Cupcakes shop on a Friday evening, unaware that I would be leaving with far more than some delicious treats. I ordered my cupcakes, not-so-patiently waited to have them packaged up and saw something I hadn’t ever seen before. It turned out to be a Dote Magazine. I immediately got one, knowing from the...

A Meaningful Life

When I was a child, I remember being happy. I was raised by great parents (losing one of them far too early, but still…), always well cared for, encouraged, and provided for. Yet somehow I got to adulthood not knowing some basic things about life, which I really wish I didn’t have to figure out so late. It isn’t the things you might...