Lifestyle

31 things to be thankful for

This past week I turned 31. In fact it was a special ‘number day’ as I was 31 on the 31st. As another year passes by, I reflect upon things that I have been thankful for and have listed one for every year of my life in approximate age-order. It’s a long read, but I… Continue reading 31 things to be thankful for

Lifestyle · Mindfulness

An Unexpected Encounter

Yesterday I had an unexpected encounter. Living in a village with the fresh country air and the nearby farmers fields, I usually enjoy my morning walk to the train station. I observe the changes of the season, the morning sky dimming day by day as autumn-winter sets in, and the yellow, red and brown leaves… Continue reading An Unexpected Encounter

Lifestyle · Mindfulness · Self Esteem

My Body, My Temple

These past few weeks I have been engaging more with the feelings and sensations of my own body through mindful movement. It is interesting moving mindfully. What usually can seem like a normal step during a walk suddenly becomes an entire experience, with an open awareness of how each muscle in the foot expands and… Continue reading My Body, My Temple

Lifestyle · Self Esteem

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, ‘The grass is greener on the other side’. You probably know too that sometimes, it really isn’t. Welcome to Day 4 of my Mental Health Awareness Week posts. This week we focus on not comparing ourselves to others. With accessibility to each others’ lives now made easier than ever… Continue reading The Grass Isn’t Always Greener