Power: The Complete Collection

Women's path

Women’s paths are different

We have long known about the Hero’s Journey, whether we’ve called it that or not. The concept was developed by Joseph Campbell, who was an American Professor of Literature working in comparative mythology and religion, most well-known for his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949). In this book, he shared his theory of

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create-agency-over-your-life

Create agency over your life

I was at the beach yesterday. I’d just been for a walk in the morning Winter sun, and had gone to sit amongst the trees at the far end of the beach for some solitude and meditation. As I was lingering amongst the hundred year old trees before finding my seat, an older woman and

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feminine power

Questions about power

I’ve long been fascinated with power. Who has it, why they want it, what they do with it. So much so that I started a PhD on the topic. What I really wanted to investigate was women and power. How was the power that women hold when they are most aligned different from that of

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liberation

Liberation

I was looking for a new Sanskrit mantra to work with in my morning meditation practice. As I researched the sacred mantras in my text, one in particular landed with me. Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya. Liberation. It stunned me. I couldn’t move past it. What did I need to be liberated from, I thought to

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Take up more space

Take up more space

As little girls we are taught how to play small: be quiet, be nice to your brother, don’t speak too loudly, do as we are told. As we grow and develop, some of us rebel, but most of us have deeply buried in our subconscious the need to conform, to comply, to fit in wherever

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life's stories

Honour your stories

How many of the stories in your life would you like to change? The things that have happened to you, choices you have made, decisions that shaped your life for the better, or for worse. We all have them. I could write a book on mine. They aren’t necessarily regrets as such, more things that

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