Blog 44: Invisible Illness

Blog, Zoë Watson

Bliss Sanctuary Bali - Blog 44: Invisible Illness – Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue & Migraines

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue & Migraines – One of the hardest things about having an invisible illness is other peoples misperceptions about your life.

Blog 42: The Power of Surrender

Blog, Zoë Watson

Blog 042 – The Power of Surrender - girl on the beach arms outstretched

Surrender was something I was never good at in life. So of course this has been a big thing for me to learn in opening up Bliss Sanctuary For Women and growing it so much in the now 6 years we’ve been open.

Blog 39: Mental Health & Connection

Blog, Zoë Watson

Blog 039: Mental Health Connection - Zoë Watson is the founder and creator of Bliss Sanctuary for Women and writes about her own experiences as a female on all sorts of topics.

As the founder of something amazing like Bliss Sanctuary For Women, people often ask me how I got started. Moving to a different country, navigating a different culture & people with different values, starting a new business completely on my own…

Blog 33: Pain Consciousness

Blog, Zoë Watson

Pain Consciousness

Sometimes I wonder why some people go through so much pain in the world and others seem disconnected, oblivious, not necessarily happy, but maybe more going through the motions.

Blog 29: A Poem – The Irony of Pain

Blog, Zoë Watson

Bliss Sanctuary Bali - Blog 29 - The irony of pain

As some of you know, I suffer from Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and Migraines. I wrote the following poem whilst on a 3 month sabbatical in Greece, looking for our next Bliss International Enterprise Venture.

Blog 15: Mistaking Kindness for Weakness

Blog, Zoë Watson

Bliss Sanctuary Bali - Blog 15 - Mistaking kindness for weakness - Child hand holding flower

Human nature astounds me sometimes … whilst I don’t have any misconceptions that each person will act within their values and have their own set of eyes on every situation, it astounds me most of all that kindness is so often mistaken for weakness.

Blog 6: Looking in the Mirror

Blog, Zoë Watson

Bliss Sanctuary Bali - Blog 6 -Girl Looking in the mirror

The hard blatant truth is that I am chubby.
It took me 30 seconds of pause before I could write that word.

The horrible connotation with chubby chasers, the awful things people say about women like Christina Aguilera who flaunt their curves after a bit of weight gain (& still look amazing btw), the mirror that stares back at me 20 kilos heavier.