Category Archives: body image

the most delicate of petals

The woman’s body, tuned into the natural rhythms, it ebbs and flows and changes with its own seasons. Each part of it ages, just like the leaves from spring to autumn to winter and beyond. And like those leaves the … Continue reading

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Soul Free Of Shame

Shame is generally felt as unworthiness, caused by how we perceive others to see us or think about us. Guilt is generally connected to something we have done that has caused problems regarding what others think or feel and what … Continue reading

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‘Mandorla’

Its an interesting word, it means almond in Italian. I sometimes think I’d like to find a different word for it. The ancient symbol with its profound meaning, was always called the Vesicus Piscis. And that means fishes bladder…even stranger!  … Continue reading

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A caged voice, a deformed breath

For many years I kept myself well hidden. Shrinking into back grounds, not daring to have friendships and feeling generally ill-at-ease with other children at school. There were different reasons for this I am sure. But one that I remember … Continue reading

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