Respect

Respect for men… and women.

Respect for men… and women.

I started of my Surrendered journey realising that women can be really disrespectful to men – in the way they talk to them and in the way they talk about them.  So I started watching my language when I spoke to him and also when […]

He beats me up, but he does love me.

He beats me up, but he does love me.

Dear Abused & Oppressed Sister, You do know that your husband doesn’t love you, don’t you? He wouldn’t punch you in the face, if he loved you. And now that he has beaten you up and is feeling sorry for you with your black eye […]

Dealing with people who are discontent

Dealing with people who are discontent

Do you have someone in your life who is only too happy to point out the areas that are less than perfect – ‘this lasagne has a tad too much salt’, ‘that child has a snotty nose’ or ‘my, what big ears you have my […]

Need your man!

Need your man!

For centuries men were needed by their womenfolk. We needed them to provide us with a safe space to raise our children and to survive. It was men who risked injury and death by hunting and fighting predators and other tribes when our ancestors lived […]

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

I had a soul-nourishing morning last week when I was invited to visit the Book Club for the Soul, in High Wycombe.  MashaAllah!  What an amazing turnout of inspiring women!  We sat in a huge circle in WISE Bookshop, with toddlers toddling round and keeping […]

Communicating Wisely

Communicating Wisely

A great deal has been said and written about adult communication, boundaries, being responsible TO others and handling difficult conversations. Depending on whom you listen to there is a risk of acquiring the label “people pleaser” or “co-dependent” if you do not tackle things head […]

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

A lot of women have young children, and find it hard with sleepless nights, poorly kids, feeling unwell themselves as mums… and life seems to be a roller coaster ride. When trying to surrender, when the topic of self care comes up, a lot of […]

Mrs Hopeless Secretly Complains To Others

Mrs Hopeless Secretly Complains To Others

Mrs. Hopeless was very excited! Her husband had told her that he was going to redecorate the living room for her over the weekend. She had waited for so long for her favourite room to get wallpapered, and was so excited as she imagined how […]

Mrs. Hopeless Treads on His Dreams

Mrs. Hopeless Treads on His Dreams

The Case of Mrs. Hopeless. Mrs Hopeless was terribly excited as her 10th anniversary approached; she wanted to celebrate her wonderful marriage in style! When she approached her dh, he was non-committal and tried many times to the change the subject. Mrs. Hopeless had her […]

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