I have thought of the universe like a giant classroom. In that classroom are many students. The lesson being taught is Life. Many of us may have asked what the point to life is – what is the grand answer to this extensive lesson? We’ve even seen references to it in pop culture like A…… Continue reading The Lessons Of Life: Are You Listening?
Last month, I turned 30. I feel like it’s the beginning of a new adventure. As I look back upon my twenties, I realise how far I have come with self improvement this past decade and built a life that I can be happy to live. I remember at 20 thinking about all that I…… Continue reading Turning 30 – The Path to and of Happiness
If you were following my rather short and rambling post last week, you will have read about my poor bedtime routine and how I would always take my phone into my bedroom before bedtime. It unfortunately was the last thing I looked at at night and the first thing in the morning. I decided to…… Continue reading Bye-bye Phone: A Week-Long Bedtime Ban
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a week like no other but when everyone opens their eyes to what is there, each and every day. Human suffering. Our silent suffering. Wounds on the body being visible may be treated, stitched together. But our minds…what lies within are invisible to all. And worst of all sometimes our…… Continue reading Removing the Taboo for Mental Health Awareness Week
Work, family life, remembering appointments, meeting professional and personal deadlines, doing chores, rushing around…sometimes you just want to shout, ‘Stop!’ and for everything to halt. You need space but don’t have time for a holiday. You need space and you just can’t find it. On weekend and the weekend before, I had been clearing the…… Continue reading If you need space, look for nothing
I’m writing today from Bournemouth, England, where yesterday evening my partner and I saw the legendary Bob Dylan live and in the flesh. Whilst my other half is more the fan in our family, I was still hotly anticipating the evening. I mean, it’s Bob Dylan! I was surprised about the lessons that I learnt.…… Continue reading Silence Is Golden: Lessons From A Bob Dylan Gig
I had an amazing experience this past weekend. I participated in a workshop to build an Angel Harp, also known as a kantele. The kantele is a wonderful folk instrument, tuned in pentatonic. The tutor leading the workshop, Dennis, had sourced a beautiful maple wood from the Czech Republic, where he resides, for the body…… Continue reading The Birth of an Angel Harp