Podcast Ep. 256: On Grief and Grieving and Why It Brings the People Pleaser Out in Us

March 28th marks five years since my father died. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions podcast, I share recent insights I’ve gained from exploring my quiet grief, including why we don’t have to be people pleasers about our grief and...

Spending time outdoors and in nature is a meditative act

Up until several years back, I didn’t regard myself as an ‘outdoorsy’ type of person. When I consider that I now feel out of sync if I don’t spend time outdoors each day and that I also spent most of my childhood outside, that old belief is hilarious. I grew up less...

Podcast Ep. 244: It Often Sucks Before It’s a ‘Blessing in Disguise’

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk about how, while gratitude, an appreciation for what we have or what something gave us despite the painfulness of it, is undoubtedly important, we also need to be able to acknowledge our...

Podcast Ep. 219: You Are Allowed To Rest

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain why we need to change our relationship with rest. Over the last four years since my father passed away from cancer and grief forced me to slow down and re-evaluate my life, the uncomfortable truth...

We don’t need to like or agree with someone to empathise

Last year, I posted on my Instagram stories about comments about a celebrity who was expressing their grief publicly. The vitriol and harassment showed a distinct lack of empathy and society’s discomfort with displays of emotion and grief. In some parts of...