Give up or keep going?

03/12/2021By MariabnagyUncategorized No Comments

A few weeks ago, I had a coversation with an 11 year old that I work with.. well, it was more of a heated debate really. They wanted to give up on something we had been working on together for some weeks and I wanted them to get to the core of why they wanted … Read More

Ever heard of the “Red Tent”?

26/11/2021By MariabnagyUncategorized No Comments

My period arrived this week. On time and pretty much pain free. I am always happy to greet my blood. Not because I am avoiding pregnancy, but because my menstrual cycle is an important process of my body and another channel through which my body communicates with me. During my bleed, I often need to … Read More

Taste your Own Medicine

19/11/2021By MariabnagyUncategorized No Comments

I am typing this through bloodshot, swollen eyes. This morning, as I comitted to my usual 3 A4 pages of journalling, something happened that I did not expect. I found myself pouring out years-old trauma onto the pages. Things I had lived through, but not consciously processed. Events and their imapct that I had stuffed … Read More

Media Deprivation

10/11/2021By MariabnagyUncategorized No Comments

I know many people have spoken on this topic. The reason I know is because I have read the work of many folk who have lived some version of this experience themselves and have written or spoken of it to others in the hope of helping those who are also suffering. Isn’t that the way … Read More

A Reminder About Worth

22/01/2021By MariabnagyLife Lessons No Comments

Today started off stressful. I didn’t get enough sleep, I lost almost an hour scrolling social media and before I knew it, it was 11am, no one had been fed and I had a huge task ahead of me that I had been putting off all week but now only had 2 hours to complete. … Read More