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Kathy B
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Hello. I am a human. I write to inspire, entertain, & make myself less insane.
Hello. I am a human. I write to inspire, entertain, & make myself less insane.

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How to be kinder to yourself
Don't settle for the job that makes you miserable; for the relationship you seek so much more from; for the 'friend' who makes you feel like the smallest person in the room. You're better than all of that.  Allow yourself permission to make mistakes. A roya...

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One night in Bali
They say you don't always know when the great moments of your life are happening. I did, then.  I was consumed by it, if I'm honest: giddiness and happiness and hope; sheer fucking gratitude . It's a special thing to feel thankful as something is happening,...

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Joy: a reminder
It is the soothing stillness of the world when you wake before the sun has risen, and the first, hurried mouthful of your morning toast. The last light of the day: red and orange and pink ,   and how it caresses and engulfs the sky: a sunset so spectacular ...

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In the dark
They say you should write the thing that you are most scared of writing, because it matters. And what I've learnt, from the best, is that if you open yourself up to people: say or write the words aloud,  you might become braver. And perhaps you might make o...

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The first exhale
The windows rattled on the bus, and the ridges of the seat jolted into the curve of my back as we hurtled through a world I didn't recognise. ' Three hours, eighteen minutes to go.' He said, peering round at me from the seat in front. It was the first time ...

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That night
(*Photo credit to  Nigel Howe *) We crossed a line, that night. It had been a week of staying up until 2am, saying everything except  the thing . I was going to go to bed early, but then he said something about shooting stars. I didn't look him in the eye w...

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This body
There was a moment, last summer,  when I stood, naked , in front of the full length mirror in my bedroom, and cried. I call it ' a moment ', but it was more than that. Weeks , perhaps, of feeling teary and insecure, and just, well , totally. utterly. shit. ...

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This body
There was a moment, last summer,  when I stood, naked , in front of the full length mirror in my bedroom, and cried. I call it ' a moment ', but it was more than that. Weeks , perhaps, of feeling teary and insecure, and just, well , totally. utterly. shit. ...

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This body
There was a moment, last summer,  when I stood, naked , in front of the full length mirror in my bedroom, and cried. I call it ' a moment ', but it was more than that. Weeks , perhaps, of feeling teary and insecure, and just, well , totally. utterly. shit. ...

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How to carry on
It can be tough: being human . Know that you are not alone in it: in your vulnerability , and your sadness, and your struggle. Life is not a linear experience : it's messy and unpredictable, and made up of incredible days and good days and bad days and medi...
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