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  • Word of the year

    My Word of the Year for 2023

    MY WORD OF THE YEAR FOR 2023 I haven’t believed in new year’s resolutions in a long time. They set you up for failure I believe and I don’t want to do that to…

    January 27, 2023
  • Creativity

    WHAT IS CREATIVITY? “Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something somehow new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible or a physical object.” “Creativity is the use of imagination or original…

    February 4, 2021
  • Completing the Stress Cycle

    GEM OF ZEN #35 Hello and welcome to the 35th GOZ in our treasure chest and the very first for 2021. I’ve decided to write this one myself, but as I mentioned last week,…

    February 1, 2021
  • Taking time out for spiritual maintenance

    Hi there! As the subject suggests, I’m taking a bit of time out.  Spiritual maintenance is a very good way to describe why but I’ll explain with honesty in a little bit more detail…

    August 13, 2020
  • zen, calm, water, meditation, relax, relaxed,

    Zen Tip Tuesday – New in 2019!

    A new guest post series – kicking off in January 2019! I’ve decided to throw open the doors of my blog to guest posters from across the world in order to hear from a…

    December 6, 2018
  • woman, mind, thinking, overthinking, monkey mind, lessons, learning, learnt, self care, self love

    15 things we can do to strengthen our mind

    This morning as I was driving home from my Reformer Pilates class I passed the health centre where I go for doctor appointments, physio appointments, etc.  They have one of those large roadside noticeboards…

    October 15, 2018
  • busy, time, rushed, stressed

    Stop the glorification of busy

    This post is specifically for those of us going through difficult times.  You don’t have to be super human.  You don’t have to be mega productive.  You don’t have to keep up social expectations,…

    November 23, 2017
  • healthy, food, blueberry, blueberries, clean eating, healthy foods, healthy food, nutrition, diet,

    Feel better by eating healthy foods and exercising

    This post is the last of a 14 ways to help rebuild self-confidence series.  We’ve been working our way through the letters of SELF CONFIDENCE with this week’s focus being on the final E…

    February 2, 2017
  • mind, holiday, vacation, pool

    Let’s all go on a mind holiday!

    Yesterday I posted the image below on the blog’s Facebook page with a comment about how everyone is so exhausted at this time of year, and that hopefully everyone will get a nice break…

    November 24, 2016