Presents from the Present

  Why do we need to stay present? What so special about this moment anyway? What’s wrong with having a daydream or living in the past? What’s it all about? In an attempt to answer these questions, I have, in another present moment that wasn’t this one (otherwise known as the past) compiled a list of… read more

Are You Still Listening to Your Thoughts?

  Most of us know (or have known) at least one person who never stops talking; they love the sound of their own voice. Often, they’ll repeat the same stories again and again, oblivious to the fact that we’ve heard them all before. Perhaps there’s someone you know who criticizes everything you say and do;  maybe it’s a friend, parent… read more

Stepping into the Unknown

    You may or may not have noticed that there was no blog post last week. This was due to the fact that I was busy moving out of the flat I had called home for the last five years. Over the weeks leading up to the move, questions were popping up in my mind: Where will… read more

For When Regrets Are Lurking

  Do you ever wonder where all the time has gone? Does each birthday seem to come round more quickly than the last? Do you ever wonder how you got here, and what you’ve achieved? Perhaps you worry over wasted time, mistakes you’ve made. Things you ‘should’ve‘ done but didn’t. If so, you’re not alone In… read more

The Truth About Following Your Heart

  Follow your heart. Trust your instincts. Pay no attention to external circumstances. Do what you feel your heart is telling you to do. It sounds simple enough. Your heart knows and your mind doesn’t. Your heart knows what will make you happy and your mind only knows what will keep you ‘safe’. So go with your… read more

Thanks for the Lessons, 2016. You Can Go Now

  As we all know, time is an illusion. But as illusions go, 2016 has been a pretty rotten one. Yes, I know that’s a judgment and we’re not ‘supposed’ to judge, but all in all I have to conclude that 2016 has been, as the Queen would say, an annus horribilis. Or as I… read more