Tribute to a Legend

Tribute to a Legend

Last week I lost a dear friend and the lady who helped my partner Justine so much during an often tough childhood, and beyond, into her adult years. This week we are saying farewell to Joan who sadly died after a recent illness. She was one of the easiest people I...
Believe in Kindness

Believe in Kindness

This Thursday, the 28th April, is the 10th Annual “Pay It Forward” day. I remember watching that Kevin Spacey film around 15 years ago thinking it was a bit cheesy but I've seen the benefits that random acts of kindness amongst strangers can have, both for...
Breathing Space

Breathing Space

Vedana (Pāli; Sanskrit) is a Buddhist term traditionally translated as either “feeling” or “sensation”. There are basically 3 types of Vedana – pleasant, unpleasant and neutral and you can experience these through the 6 senses of sight,...
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

A few years ago I was overweight, not exercising enough, was eating too many unhealthy foods, drinking too much and just feeling a bit meh meh. There are a few simple things that we can do to make sure we have a healthy mind but it's much harder if we do not first...
Master Your Life

Master Your Life

“Master Your Life” may sound like some kind of self-help BS, but I do believe it's important to strive to find more satisfaction and decrease stress in your own life as much as possible, first and foremost. Only then you can begin to help others that you...