Mindfulness and Sensory Processing Disorder

It’s been a long while since the last post as this year amidst the trials of the global pandemic, I have found myself struggling with my lifelong issues relating to sensory processing disorder. You may be wondering what sensory processing disorder is and also what on earth it has to do with mindfulness. If so,… Continue reading Mindfulness and Sensory Processing Disorder

Good Causes · Lifestyle · Mindfulness

Connecting with our world

I have been radio silent for a number of months now, further training in insight meditation and also taking a moment to really focus in on my own personal development and meditation practice. This half year has brought me to actively feel and understand the world at a deeper level. It is the understanding of… Continue reading Connecting with our world

Meditation · Mindfulness

A Year of Mindful Learnings

Back at the end of May, I visited the Holy Isle off the west coast of Scotland, completing the end of my first year of the MSc Studies in Mindfulness. It has been a fruitful year, full of challenges but many insights and a new way of being. Rather symbolically, as we engaged with closing… Continue reading A Year of Mindful Learnings

Meditation · Mental Health · Mindfulness · Self Esteem

Saying “I love you” to your inner critic

It’s been a life journey, but after spending a week long retreat at the beautiful Holy Isle off the west coast of Scotland, I finally made peace with myself. It seemed miraculous and yet utterly natural at the same time that after years of battling with my own inner critic, I could finally say to… Continue reading Saying “I love you” to your inner critic

Life Planning · Lifestyle · Mental Health

Creating a ‘not to do’ list

I’ve had a lengthy on-off relationship with journalling, with this year marking an engaging 12 months where journalling is concerned. Often I’ll write about mindfulness practice, my dreams and thoughts. I also write down three things I’m grateful for each day and three things I’d like to achieve. Recently, I stumbled across the idea of… Continue reading Creating a ‘not to do’ list

Happiness · Life Planning · Lifestyle

Choosing time over money

It’s been a busy few months of work and an equally busy few months of life. Work had got into one of its upward surges, things needed fixing up and sorting around the house, the social calendar was in flow and research for university was plugged in amidst the chaos. No matter where I looked… Continue reading Choosing time over money

Happiness · Mental Health · Self Esteem

Why being happy can be hard

As the start to the year is in full flow, I thought I would reflect on what I have learnt about how to live a happy life. A lot of tips about how to be happy can be found in other posts on my blog. However, I wanted to highlight one thing specifically: why being… Continue reading Why being happy can be hard


The Path of Wisdom

As 2018 drew to a close, I reflected on my chosen focus of the year, Wisdom. As I have done since the end of 2016, I have spent the last couple of months of each year slowly piecing together a plan of how to invoke my chosen word of the year. My belief is that… Continue reading The Path of Wisdom

Meditation · Mindfulness

The Best Meditation App

Thinking of taking up meditation in the new year? I have been a long time user of various meditation and mindfulness apps. So after many years, I’ve decided to finally write a post about the three best known mindfulness apps and my experiences with them. Too often, we find that being on our phones can… Continue reading The Best Meditation App

Mental Health

Letting Go Of Perfectionism

Hello my lovely readers. I am sorry for the long absence. Studying an MSc in Mindfulness has kept me busy with essay writing, daily meditation practice and journaling. Spending the best part of a number of weeks slowly piecing together an essay for the first time in over a decade, I thought, “Look how far… Continue reading Letting Go Of Perfectionism