Why DO we do what we do?

Such an interesting question!  ?? Is it because we LOVE WHAT WE ARE DOING?  We are Curious, intrigued, fascinated? Enjoying simple pleasures of life? (including food, movement) Engaged in something with ALL our attention – in ‘flow’ or in ‘the zone’, inspired Really ‘present’ in each moment as it unfolds; and the next, and the next… Read More

What have been the highlights of this year for your life?

As the cycle of the year draws towards completion is a great time to notice highlights.  They can give great insights to steer the course of your life.    Did your year FLOW SMOOTHLY? or in UNEXPECTED DIRECTIONS?  ? What have been the HIGHS for you? ?   What OPPORTUNITIES have you seen? – whether you picked them… Read More

Your quick 2 min life-saver in the festive season mayhem!

Like a little relief in the December rush? Suddenly I realize its just 2 weeks to Christmas and we are swinging into the festive season! Hope you are sailing through, enjoying every minute. Or are you fitting more into a busy life and wilting/struggling through?   You deserve to feel vital, enthusiastic, full of life now too! Here is… Read More

Cherry blossoms – bringing inspiration into your life?

Why DO cherry blossoms grow at all? So prolific So temporary So beautiful From bare branches, dead-looking trees, uninspiring and not very attractive – absolute delight bursts forth! Unfolding petal by petal into delicate, pale-pink, frilly blossoms. Like tiny ballerina dresses [tutus?] And so many flowers clustered together on branches. All hanging down-wards so we… Read More

Being thankful for the harvest

  I see each day of my life as the harvest from seeds I planted in the past. I can choose to find something to be thankful for at each stage. This, for me, brings peace, goodwill, acceptance of life and those who share this amazing Earth with me.   I see a garden as giving… Read More

What is your focus – and why does it matter so very, very much?

Focus  Where we put our attention is a choice we can explore, work with, even control. Every moment we can choose to look at some ‘thing’, and follow the thread of thoughts which our mind can pull up about that ‘thing’. And, gee, can minds pull up lots and lots of thoughts we can associate… Read More

Can a journey from ‘Should’ into ‘Could’ change anything in my life?

What SHOULD I do today? What COULD I do today? Which question do you ask yourself? Do these 2 feel the same or different to you? They feel different to me and I explored why ‘could’ feels so much better to me than ‘should’. Join my journey of discovery, to gain insight into a best way forward for… Read More

Retirement blues to opportunities

X’s work recently ended. He’s 60+. Some health issues. The change in daily routine is a challenge.  Recognize this situation – for yourself or others in your life? Does it resonate…? Follow along with us on a journey of discovery, to gain insight into a way forward…

Rust to revitalized: insights from a compost bin!

Feeling rusty? Here is a story about an unexpected revitalization, with a twist!   Some years ago we bought a rotating compost bin and put it together. It rotates around the middle, end over end – and makes great compost.   It did great service for many years until the angle pipe joining the frame at… Read More