Welcome home to the calm bubble of tranquil growth, and restorative support for deep and sensitive souls.
Whether you're looking to build lasting friendships with other gently unconventional people, or you simply need some respite from the world's noise, you're in the right place.
Place down the heavy baggage you’re carrying around right now. Take a slow deep breath, shake out your limbs, and come with me.
If you’re feeling weary from following paths and patterns that leave you feeling disconnected, tired, and at odds with your own inner creative, playful, joyful spirit, then I'd love to welcome you to stay here for a while.
I'd love you to discover and fully experience the truth of who you are through your unique vibrancy, energy, and life.
This is a place of safety. Where it's OK to be who you are, how you are, wherever you are, right now.
There are no pressures, expectations, or demands. It's an invitation to just be.
When you start from a place of safe and unconditional "being" anything is possible.
In The Haven we plant seeds and nurture the conditions for authentic growth and meaningful belonging. We move with a gentle intentional rhythm, and embrace the truth that life is a dynamic story of becoming. And it's ready for its next chapter to be written, created, and lived...by me, by you, by each of us.
Current Haven Happenings
Blessed Are The Weird
Sunday 2nd October 2022, 6pm UK Time
“Blessed are the weird people: poets, misfits, writers mystics, painters, troubadours, for they teach us to see the world through different eyes.” - Jacob Nordby
We often seek answers to the question of how to fit in better. But what if it is by embracing the absolute fact that we don't fit where we find the freedom to truly belong?
How might let our weirdness shine brighter in the world? Not to stand out or show off, but as a defiant act of compassion...where onlookers might see something of their own weirdness in us.
We feel a sense of belonging when we realise no one truly fits. There is no "inside". Let's be outsiders together!
Everything Is Borrowed
Sunday 16th October 2022, 6pm UK Time
How do you treat something that doesn't belong to you? Do you treat it with more reverence and respect or less?
We are exploring the links between belonging and ownership or possession. How do we hold the things in our lives (people, things, ideas, expectations etc)? How do we allow ourselves to be held?
Do we treat everything through the eyes of ownership or stewardship? What are the implications of these positions?
A Tour of The Haven Village
I have always spent a lot of time imagining and creating worlds full of calm and playful nooks and crannies. The Haven has become one of those worlds.
It's a village full of peacefully creative spots to rest, reflect, and dream. There are places to engage, play, and enjoy. And spaces where you are invited to gently come back to who you are in the depth of your being.
Here's an overview of what you will find inside the Haven Membership...
Breathe in the cosy aromas of your favourite food and drink, as you join us in the meeting place where it's safe to be who you are.
Have conversations while nurturing deep connections within a spirit of expansion, peace, and playfulness.
Sit back and enjoy our latest features.
You'll discover interviews, performances, and videos from our creative partners. Each month is infused by one of the nine themes that underpin our personal, creative, and collective growth.
Move through the great candle-lit corridors and dive into the historical galleries of videos, interviews, eBooks, creative projects.
You can easily search the archives, which are curated to simplify your quest for personal growth and meaning making.
During the summer evenings you'll find me outside by the fire-pit with a hot chocolate. When the weather turns cold I move inside and get the log fire roaring.
I'll pour you a mug of something tasty as we chat about our big dreams, the challenges we face right now, and life's deep questions.
Do you want to create more? To find time for your health, important relationships, or making some change in your life?
Whatever you want to shift right now, we can sit by the fire and hatch a plan.
Letters to Francis
Francis has long been my fictional pen pal, with whom I explore ideas and share observations about the absurd, beautiful, and mysterious aspects of life.
You're invited to have a read. I hope you can find the ideas in some way inspiring.
The mini-courses are designed to give you a short and simple way to address a specific issue that you're facing right now.
They are self-paced so you can work through them in a way that suits you and your schedule.
The Return to Serenity Island
The Return to Serenity Island is my flagship self-paced coaching course. It is designed to stimulate playful reflection, creative planning, and meaningful action.
As a Haven member you get a big discount off the full price.
I imagine you’ve arrived here because you are a reflective person with a caring, creative, and compassionate spirit?
You know there’s so much more within you, waiting to burst into life. But maybe you don’t quite know where to start or how to bring it out in a way that feels good to you.
You're where you're supposed to be!
Come and Make Your Home in The Haven
Doors Are Currently Open
Meet The Team
Here are some of the faces you might see and/or hear from during your time in The Haven.