I thought i´d collate some excellent classic clips and bits by Björk that have inspired me, and share some of my faves from my collection of interviews, music videos, images and music along with words on what they meant to me.
It wasn´t until i was in my 30s that i became really comfortable with being alone. Like properly, not just “awkward-alone”, head down, wishing i was invisible, trying my best to disappear in public places, or digging my phone or book out just to feel i wasn´t by myself.
As the trees shed their leaves and go back into the earth, we are also afforded the opportunity to draw in, retreat, reflect and reconnect by releasing the stuff we don´t need. Because with endings also come new beginnings. We are part of a bigger cycle.
I have a self care box at home containing the things that uplift me when i need to feel better. It includes my trusty eye pillow, some oils, words, art tools and so on. I find it useful to have these items always at the ready - a “ritual in a box” if you like, that really helps me practice self care on the regular.
Read on for my tips to create your own self care box!
For some time, it's been my goal to "be more Oprah"- that is, to take a full day off every week. To be truly "Oprah inspired", that day would be a Sunday...And “day off” equals no work. No work talk. No work thoughts (if you have one, ideally you write it down then leave it alone)…And truth is, it was challenging but so vital.
The thing about dogs is, like most animals, they have the ability to constantly remind us to be in the present moment. No moping or dwelling on worrisome thoughts, instead a more vivacious and gregarious attitude to the magic of life in each moment.
If you´re struggling with symptoms from scrolling countless timelines, consuming masses of information (much of it painful) and emotional exhaustion, try to take some time out to pause and make space for yourself.