Author: Dionne Simpson

How Thoughts Become Things!

Long before I even knew what the ‘law of attraction’ or ‘manifestation’ was, I sort of knew that I could have whatever it was that I truly wanted.  I stress upon the ‘truly’ because my needs have always been quite humble.  Once upon a time it could’ve been argued that perhaps I never really wanted […]

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SOLO TRAVEL FOR WELLBEING

In this weeks episode I am joined by Dionne & Nii who have both shared similar experiences whilst travelling alone. It’s interesting that they both have experienced similar feelings whilst spending time alone. How long have you actually spent in your own company? You’ll hear in this episode that I came to the realisation that […]

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Suicide: Shatter The Taboo

In todays episode I am joined by Marisa Mae who shares her story about a friend who unfortunately took his life. Coincidentally, yesterday was World Suicide Prevention Day and suicide appears to be increasing year after year.  What can we do to be more self aware and also mindful of how other people are doing. […]

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LIVING FREE

How many of you reading this, can take the notion of ‘living free’ for granted? When you wake up in the morning you don’t actively have to wear a mask to disguise who you are.  Whether you like who you are or not, you can be authentically yourself. Of course, particularly in working life, you may have […]

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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

Oftentimes we watch our friends and family continuously do stupid things.  We look on in aghast because we cannot fathom why they would continue to do something that does not serve them well. This could be in the context of a friend being in an abusive relationship.  They cry, swear to leave, but always end […]

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FINDING MY FATHER

In tonight’s episode I am joined by previous guest Karen McKellar. You will remember her from a few months ago, when she shared her story on how she came to adopt two babies and her journey up to that point. As we are aware from our own lives, we all have more than one story […]

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Validation: Seeking Sasha

This week I am joined by Sasha Johnson, mother of 4 and survivor of her own insecurities.  She describes her painful childhood, that ultimately led her to constantly seek validation from those around her, including friends and even within her long-term relationship. From experiencing domestic violence in the home, the murder of her dad from a […]

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SPARE THE ROD & SPOIL THE CHILD?

When I would think about my future children and how I would raise them, physical discipline was almost as obvious as me sending them to school. Even the bible quotes, ‘Spare the rod and spoil the child!’.  So surely the bible cannot be wrong?  I was smacked/hit when I was growing up and I turned […]

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Father Beats 12 Year Old Daughter For Allegedly Having Sex

A video went viral earlier this week of a father beating his daughter with a leather belt. The video provides no context, however, based on what he says to her, it is apparent that she has engaged in some type of sexual behaviour. In this video I ask the question as to whether we need […]

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MY FATHERLESS JOURNEY

Being ‘fatherless’ is seemingly a common narrative. Whatever the reason is, you would be hard pressed to find someone who has not been affected deeply by their fathers absence. How many of us can put up our hand and say that we suffered with either having no father present at all, or had a father […]

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