I love the idea that simple things can be done to solve or reduce problems that significantly impact us. Whilst on a walk, I pondered on a problem I knew how to solve but had avoided. Yet, I was aware that if I did nothing, I'd get the repercussions later and potentially feel frustrated at … Continue reading Solving simple problems
What is the most loving thing that you can do?
Imagine bearing the weight of all that is difficult and challenging in your life on your shoulders all at once. Then, imagine having to go out into the world with that load and pretend that everything is fine. After a while the load becomes too much to bear and you reach a point where you … Continue reading What is the most loving thing that you can do?
It might seem that right now there is little that you can do but revert to your old ways. If you've learnt self observation then perhaps you're used to your patterns of behaviour. Perhaps you can clearly map out and identify your old ways. And if you can do that then you can also choose … Continue reading Old ways
A resilient mindset
Seeing the bright side of every situation has it's perks. It's not about pretending that nothing bothers you or acting as though every experience is positive. It's more about adopting the kind of mindset that makes you resilient to the challenges of life. So perhaps in moments of sadness, you can remind yourself that it's … Continue reading A resilient mindset
Room to grow
People, like plants need room to grow. I think in the same way that plants outgrow their pots, we as people outgrow our environments. The issue arises when we end up staying in spaces where we don't have room to be ourselves. You end up stifled and limited. Often, you end up thinking that you … Continue reading Room to grow
Just becuase someone is offering something , doesnt mean you need to take it. It can happen one of two ways The first is someone extends an offering, you say no thank and continue to decline even if they keep pushing. The second option is you accept the offering because you don't want the other … Continue reading Unwanted offerings
For those that consider themselves to be awkward and those that are self conscious of how they appear to others, being yourself can be difficult. However, it turns out that the only way to overcome it is to embrace yourself with open arms. Awkwardness is always amplified when you focus on it. On the flipside, … Continue reading Embracing awkward
Remember the basics
Sometimes we find the in life we get so swept up in the exciting, fun and challenging aspects of life that we kind of forget about the basics, we end up off track. I think this happens to everyone every now and then. It's important to firstly understand what on track looks like for you … Continue reading Remember the basics
Lessons in solitude
In the company of one as in you, yourself and um you, there are many valuable lessons to learn. It could be something as simple as seeing yourself as you are instead of through how you are in interactions with other people. You could learn that despite being agreeable and generally follow the lead of … Continue reading Lessons in solitude
Do something that scares you
Halloween is the perfect time of year to be reminded to do something that scares you. It could be watching a psychological thriller that gives you heart palpitations and nightmares for a week. It could also be speaking up when you have something to say, saying no instead of yes or making an appointment with … Continue reading Do something that scares you