The Kindness of Karma

Bali. An island teeming with beauty. While I could write endlessly about the exquisite natural attractions I visited on my recent trip, I want to write to you all about the beauty I found at the very core of the island, the beauty that makes this island my happy place. The [...]

By | 2017-10-20T07:47:23+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Me, Meditation and My Neti-Pot

As I stood in front of Mark, I felt weak and tired. So much so I had to sit down during our (what was intended to be) brief chat. With all his positivity, the last thing I wanted to tell him was that I was struggling with my health and wondering [...]

By | 2017-10-12T23:06:43+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Opening Doors

‘As one door closes, another opens,’ my Dad always used to say.  Especially when I split up from a boyfriend (‘Plenty more fish in the sea’ was another favourite!). Recently I’ve had a number of doors closing and as such I’ve been pondering on how to deal with it at the [...]

By | 2017-10-05T21:55:54+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My Perfect Place of Paradise

As I climbed out of the taxi my head ached, my chest hurt and my mind was spiralling out of control like a washing machine stuck on high spin unable to stop. I couldn’t get that horrid work email out of my thoughts and I could feel the obsessive thinking kicking [...]

By | 2017-09-28T18:50:51+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Solving the Happiness Equation

I do love a good equation. It’s probably down to my science background, having studied Chemistry at university. It often helps to understand and explain complex things. Recently whilst looking on the Internet I came across Mo Gawdat, a Chief Business Officer for Google, who claims to have come up with [...]

By | 2017-09-21T20:30:46+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re Never Alone

  I used to think of myself as a happy individual who enjoyed life whether being at home, travelling, working or spending time with family and friends. But then it all changed very suddenly. Like many other people, I experienced what I refer to as a ‘burnout’.  As a result, I felt completely [...]

By | 2017-04-05T20:41:53+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Broken Boilers, Hospital Beds, Gratitude and Acceptance

My boiler is broken. The house is cold. And I have just returned home from having a small operation that was not as successful as I’d hoped. George Clooney has not been in touch. And my toothbrush, although delightful, is no longer giving me the satisfaction I had imagined (past blog readers will understand [...]

By | 2017-01-13T13:53:36+00:00 March 17th, 2016|5 Comments