Have Yourself a Mindful Little Christmas

Have yourself a mindful christmas

Being mindful is neither a chore nor a rigid set of rules. Experience a mindful Christmas of joy and quiet pleasure. Enjoy these simple reminders! ‘During the next few weeks, observe yourself compassionately, like a professional chess player watching a three-year-old learn the moves. Notice when you become stressed, manic, demanding, anxious, or seized by Continue reading »

Mindfulness is a String of Pearls

Mindfulness is a string of pearls

Mindfulness is a string of pearls that holds together the best values you might wish to embody: acceptance peace patience gratitude compassion joy love and so many more strong qualities If you practice mindfulness and meditation, it doesn’t mean you shut the world out. It’s not about staying safe in your own little bubble. It Continue reading »

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Kindness

Kindness

If you’re feeling disillusioned at the state humans seem to be getting themselves into, how can you stay open-hearted? With the power of kindness! Kindness can truly be powerful and memorable. Oskar Schindler ran a factory during the Second World War.  He employed Jewish men and women, thus saving them from death. Thomas Keneally’s book Continue reading »

Home Sweet Home

Home sweet home

How to keep the energy uplifed in your home ‘Home sweet home’: is it your place to relax, have fun and be nourished? How do you keep the energy of your surroundings uplifted in your home sweet home? You might have a work or study area where tension builds up. And then there’s your kitchen Continue reading »

Know that You are Lovable

You are lovable

A paper heart, bouquet of flowers or box of chocolates aren’t necessary signs that you’re lovable. Being in a one-to-one relationship with another person is not the highest bench-mark that you are worthy and ‘normal’. You have goodness in your heart and you’re entirely worthy of love. Your personality, thoughts and feelings are wondrous and Continue reading »