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We need to be like strawberries

This strawberry plant

reaching across grey, cold concrete

gives me hope.


Feelings its way to moisture,

a place to root

in fecund


a place to 

swell in a juicy


of shining



Trapped in deadly plastic

it reaches beyond its confines

for freedom,

stretching its cramped limbs

for space,

and blooming.


Tenaciously it tendrills



to find a more succulent,




for generations

of strawberries

to come.

To work with me to improve your well-being and hope get in touch through my site.  I have also produced lots of online materials (some of which are free) to suppport you.

Julie Leoni

Julie Leoni

Coach, author, podcaster, facilitator, Yoga and psychology teacher, learner

I have over 30 years of experience and qualification in various therapeutic and meditation/mindfulness based approaches. I work with change. Some changes we chose, others happen to us.  Sometimes we know we want to change but don't know how. Sometimes we don't want to change but external events or people are forcing us to change. The menopause, children leaving home, the end of a relationship or job, becoming a parent, coming out, bereavement are just some of the personal changes I support people with. I also work with people who want to make changes to their life and wider world in response to social issues such as Covid, the climate crisis and racial, sexual and gender inequalities. Times are changing whether we want them to or not and we need to be nimble, agile, curious and open in order to part of the new story emerging. Work with me to get clear on what matters to you, what makes your heart sing and what kind of future you want for yourself and those you love. It is possible to live differently, get in touch to explore how.

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