About Alison Smith

Alison Smith graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in Philosophy in 1982. Following on from this she became a qualified teacher in 1990 and a person-centred therapist in 2009. Her experiences with Zen Buddhism, Feminism and her own personal practice of writing poetry informed her from early adulthood onwards. She gained an MA in Creative Writing specialising in poetry, and a Diploma in Professional Coaching, in 2018. She currently lives in Northumberland UK where she enjoys exploring some of the most beautiful shorelines in the world. She loves the forest, the sea and mountains, and has a soul affinity with the island of Crete where she has traveled extensively over the past 25 years. Over the past three years she has been working with creative, spiritual women birth the New Earth and come into the fullness of themselves through online circles, workshops, 1:1 therapy and face to face retreats. Her work explores the links between creativity - particularly poetry - and coming home to yourself. Her creative sweet spot is 'the edge' - that space of focused awareness between not-knowing and expressing a deep inner knowing, or gnosis.

How our Higher Self can help us now

I remember clearly the time when I started to receive messages. They came in beautifully succinct phrases, sometimes single words, with a clarity so sure that I was honestly a bit startled. It was about

How our Higher Self can help us now2020-04-21T18:05:31+01:00

How to unblock your creativity – my 4 secrets

I help women to unblock their creativity, This problem of blocked creativity inevitably (for the creative woman) results in a feeling of intense dissatisfaction leading at times to depression. It's a feeling that you are

How to unblock your creativity – my 4 secrets2020-02-27T20:45:17+00:00

What is Freedom?

When we look for definitions many turn first to the dictionary and there we find these answers: ‘the condition or right of being able or allowed to do, say, think, etc. whatever you want to,

What is Freedom?2020-01-08T14:26:00+00:00

The answer to everything

I feel wonderful today as I write this, and not because my life is perfect, or even because the sun is shining, but because I am alive, and I have the gift of another day

The answer to everything2018-05-18T10:35:44+01:00
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