Intentional Living

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James.   Is it just me, or does it seem like ‘Intentional Living’ has become a new buzz word? Now, I’m not one for buzz-words. It irritates me that people can pay lip-service to […]

all we have is the now

All We Have Is The Now

We often arrange the elements of our perfect lives inside our heads. Perhaps if we had a perfectly designed and clutter-free house then our inner world would become orderly and peaceful. Perhaps if we had enough money for a designer wardrobe then we would feel love towards our beautiful selves. Perhaps if we met the […]

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The Ultimate Blogger’s Guide to Mono-Tasking

Here’s the thing. Monotaskers get shit done. “Multitasking contributes to the release of stress hormones and adrenaline, which can cause long-term health problems if not controlled, and contributes to the loss of short-term memory” – In her article, The Myth of Multitasking, Christine Rosen was referring to a study by psychologist David Meyer on the […]

Good Time Management = More Joy

I once came across a quote that changed my life. “We all have as many hours in our day as Beyonce.” I know, I know – sounds super lame, right? Well, replace Beyonce with any name that inspires you: Mahatma Gandhi, J.K. Rowling, Mickey Mouse – whoever floats your boat! It still holds true – […]

Chakras 101: Svadhisthana. Sacral Chakra.

We continue on our Chakra exploration series with Svadhisthana, the sacral Chakra and 2nd major centre of energy as we make our way up the spine. If you missed my Muladhara post introducing this series, check it out here. Svadhisthan is the centre associated with pleasure, desire, emotion and sense of “I like, I do not like…” – […]

Wellbeing Wednesday! Sparking Joy

What is it for you that sparks joy? Can you find happiness in everyday objects? Do you cherish the lightness of air as you breathe in, the stillness after you exhale? After recently coming across the “KonMarie Method” for organising and decluttering your home, I began to regard clutter and possessions a bit  differently. Marie […]

Muladhara: The Root Chakra.

I have decided, like many others before me, to take a journey through the chakras, beginning at the base and moving upwards. In some ways, this seems logical and desirable, breaking up the human anatomy and experience into digestible and clearly defined spaces and segments. However, a part of me feels the need to rebel […]