Welcome to Inspiration

 

Here you will find a collection of articles on a variety of subjects to get you thinking, to get you re-evaluating your perspectives and to help Inspire you.

 

You may just find that nugget of wisdom you have been waiting for that can change your life around.

 

How To Change

How To Change

How many times have you been told you need to change things, or that to move forward you need to let go of the past, or that you need to do things differently? How many times have you heard it said that in order to move forward you must change your ways?   It is...

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Heart or Head? Which To Follow?

Heart or Head? Which To Follow?

This is one of those age old questions isn't it? Should you follow your heart or should you follow your head when you have a difficult decision to make?   Do you follow along with your heart that allows you to feel invincible, that you can achieve everything and...

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Fog and Life

Fog and Life

This Winter we have seen a lot more fog returning to our area as we have had rain throughout the year. It has been wonderful to have rain again after such a long period without it. It is so refreshing and rejuvenating to not only the plant and animal life, but human...

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Boring Balls

Boring Balls

Here is something a little bit different for you. I am going to sharing my recipe of "Boring Balls"!   Boring Balls does have a bit of a story to go with it too. When my children were young, around Christmas time, there would be Rum Balls out on the table to...

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Being a Superwoman

Being a Superwoman

I grew up in the 1970's and '80's so I am influenced by a lot that was going on in that time period.   There was a diverse range of music - the Disco tracks, the New Romantics, the beginnings of Rap and Hip Hop, Break Dancing and the 'end' of country. The clothes...

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Freedom

Freedom

The other night I was watching a documentary about women who had escaped from their tyrannical families and now consider themselves free - even though they were still on the run and in hiding so they couldn't be found to be taken back for punishment and imprisonment...

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Isolation Fantasy

Isolation Fantasy

I have to go into isolation. I will be cut off from everything for 14 days and 14 nights. There is absolutely nothing wrong with me. There is no reason given as to why I am in isolation. There are no excuses. There is no way out of it. I am in isolation and that is...

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Baking A Cake

Baking A Cake

Baking a cake is easy. You just get some ingredients, mix them together, put them in a tin and then put it in the oven to cook. Hey presto, you have baked a cake. Easy.   But, if you learn at home or think outside the basic square, you will find that baking a...

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Each Day Is A New Day

Each Day Is A New Day

One thing that I remind myself each morning when I wake up and don't feel like getting out of bed or don't feel like doing anything, is that it is a brand new day and I get to have a brand new start.   Each day is a new day to do life.   Even when there is a...

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Autumn Equinox 2020 – Finding The Balance

Autumn Equinox 2020 – Finding The Balance

Life for most, if not all of us at this moment is a little bit crazy, uncertain and unusual to the way we are used to living. My life is no exception to this either.   My world feels a little bit out of control due to: this pandemic sweeping the world resulting...

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Seeing Our Own Potential

Seeing Our Own Potential

How is it we see the potential in other people, but seldom or never see it in ourselves?   Is it just some sort of fault in our beings? Is it some sort of defence mechanism? Is it some sort of past life vow? Is it some sort of religious belief and teaching that...

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Do You Have A Personality Change When On Holidays?

Do You Have A Personality Change When On Holidays?

I am sitting underneath the shade of an old oak tree with a wandering dog to my back as I sit and write at an installed table and bench seats in a camping spot by a river.   I am outside, in peace and comfort as I am holidaying. I love the freedom. I can still...

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Common Questions Asked About Homeschooling

Common Questions Asked About Homeschooling

By now you might know that we have a son that learns at home and is not in main stream education. When this is mentioned to some people they look at us as if we have just spoken another language, landed in from another planet with two heads or as if we have crossed...

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Help! I Don’t Know What I Am Doing!!!

Help! I Don’t Know What I Am Doing!!!

How many times in your lifetime have you said, "Help! I don't know what I am doing?"   How many times have you actually said it out loud? How many times have you actually asked for help? How many times have you actually gotten help from someone? How many times...

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Remember Love

Remember Love

You know us women are usually much stronger, much tougher and more resilient in our selves and in our determination than we give ourselves credit for.   We have all had those moments - days, weeks, months, years even - when we are feeling lost, lonely, sad,...

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This Is As Good As It Gets

This Is As Good As It Gets

    We all go about our lives doing our usual tasks day in and day out without really giving it much thought. We get up out of bed, we do our usual morning routine and we go off to work or do our usual day time tasks. In the evenings we do our usual evening...

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Living A Simple Life

Living A Simple Life

  Our life is uncomplicated. Our life is simple. This is of course compared to other people we know or shows we watch on tv. When I say our life is uncomplicated and simple I mean that we don’t seem to have the arguments, dramas and busy schedules of those around...

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Letting People Know of Your Dreams

Letting People Know of Your Dreams

Funny how we doubt ourselves, second guess ourselves and keep putting off doing something we feel or know is right for us – especially when we need to involve other people, including our partners. We have preconceived ideas about what we think others are going to say...

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Where We Do Our Learning

Where We Do Our Learning

  As we don’t do things ‘normally’, our learning is also not ‘normal’ for where we do it either.   For example, you may find us: Outside on a picnic rug in the shade or sun (depending on the weather) On the lounge Sitting on the floor Laying on the floor In...

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13 Reasons Why I Like Learning At Home

13 Reasons Why I Like Learning At Home

I have been giving this a bit of thought lately and decided to compile a list of my favourite aspects of having our child learning at home. There can be so many good (and not so good) aspects so I thought I would write a few down. In no particular order:-   1. We...

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Accountability

Accountability

  I wonder what just seeing that word bought up for you emotionally? I know it can strike fear and terror in some people.   Accountability means being accountable for something or someone. You are the one responsible. You are the one to blame when it all...

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