• Still I Rise

      You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise.   Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room.   Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise.   Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes? Shoulders falling down like teardrops, Weakened by my soulful cries?   Does my haughtiness offend you? Don’t you take it awful hard ‘Cause I laugh…

  • Hello Autumn…

    “If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then Autumn would be the magic hour” Victoria Erickson I love Autumn! I’ve still got that New Term feeling even though we are in October (how did that happen?!). As a child it was all about the new school shoes, bag and stationery and to be honest… it still is! Autumn, for me is a new start, a feeling of hope and a whisper that anything is possible. A clear reminder that with just a shake of the Etch A Sketch or the turning of a crisp new notebook page, we can start again, anytime we choose. I’m embracing Autumn and…

  • Mascara for the Mind is Back!

    Hello I’m Zoe, Welcome to my shiny new blog, where I’ll be sharing with you my thoughts, ideas, top tips, tools and techniques on how to improve the relationship you have with yourself. I believe it’s the most important relationship you will ever have, and this one is guaranteed to last a life time! A positive relationship, influences your happiness and well being, whilst having a huge impact on your thoughts, feelings, interactions and relationships with other people. Giving you the confidence to be yourself, to life a live you love, a life that is congruent with your values and beliefs. Being in a negative relationship with yourself leads to…