Daily dose of gentleness

Fancy a daily dose of gentleness?

Something to help you stay true to yourself. A reminder that you matter, you’ve got this and you’re perfect just as you are.

I’ll be writing a daily email from now through until 1st August.

A beacon of light to help you navigate your day-to-day, to root yourself in what matters to you personally, to take gentle inspired action: to flourish in your everyday.🤗

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It’s been a cold, dry April here in the UK. We held off sowing lots of seeds. As in the garden so in life: I wasn’t ready yet!

I had some underlying assumptions that one year on from the first lockdown here in the UK + easing of restrictions back on the 12th + spring energy I’d feel ready for anything.

At the same time, I had an inkling I’d find the transition out of more difficult than being in, lockdown

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Whole, complete & perfect

A simple, gentle reminder this week.

You are whole, complete and perfect just as you are, and are not.

This statement helps me to navigate perfectionism, to remember I am good enough and generally get on.

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Feeling lighter

It got lighter this week…and I don’t just mean the weather!

On Tuesday a conversation with another that made a difference.
The power of telling the truth to yourself while being witnessed by another.🙏🏼

Yearnings that I’ve been telling myself I’ll tend to when I’m older / got more experience / more money / retired!

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Your own best mentor

A numbers years ago I was gathered in circle (in person!!) with five women friends.

As part of the completion, we each made a promise to ourselves.

I came across mine recently and was struck by how timeless it is.

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April’s hope cocktail

March is over and I am glad. A difficult month. Like a snake shedding its skin: uncomfortable and energy sapping.

April is here. A hope cocktail. Cold, windy days: blowing away any last vestiges of winter. Warm days and wet days: fuelling new growth.

Mary Oliver captured this time beautifully in her poem, Spring.

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Arlene Lyne

Arlene Francey Lyne

Coach, writer, mama, and raving fan of Mother Earth.
Life a work in progress: like a garden, it’s never finished!
Sharing practical inspiration to help you tend to what matters💖


Fancy a daily dose of gentleness lighting up your inbox each morning? Some days a short blog post, others a quote, a tip or a resource.

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