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

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

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

How’s your life juggling going?

If you imagine areas of your life are represented by balls, what are you juggling in your life? friends and loves family other relationships home money work sport hobbies spirituality community service more? Juggling balls, like life, don’t stay still for long: Balls in the air = those you are currently juggling. Balls on the… Read More

Where on this see-saw do you sit today?

  Right this moment, where do your eyes place you on this see-saw?  From -10 to +10 What does this picture say to you? I have been exploring further questions too and I’d like to share some with you. These questions have shown me how my view of the world colors what I see. As you… Read More

For you, the hero of your life story

You are the main actor in your life story. The star, the hero of your unique life story. Isn’t it amazing that our apparently ordinary lives can be viewed as extraordinary heroes journeys?!  A different concept to me, so I thought I’d share some reflections about it. There is no-one else exactly the same as… Read More

Glass half-full or half-empty?

I had a revelation about this – it’s not either!  The glass is FULL – half with water [liquid] and half with air! Water is essential for our bodies to function properly – they can only go a few days without water. Air is even more immediately important – bodies can only go a few… Read More

The Life I’d Love to Live, Crafting My Path, Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of the journey to live the life you’d love! Here we’ll look at how we can craft our path  and develop a way to live more of the life we wish.  In part 1 we clarified who and what would be in the life we’d love to live. In part 2 we found… Read More

From Here to There, Part 3

  Welcome to part 3 of the journey to live the life you’d love!   In Part 3, we’ll look at where we are now  and then we can develop a way to get to where we would prefer.  In part 1 we clarified who and what would be in the life we’d love to… Read More

6 resources for the life you’d REALLY love to live

How can I focus on creating something new, better in the busy life I already lead? Could I use resources, support and skills I already have? These feel to me like a strong foundation on which a dream can grow. For myself, I saw 6 main areas where I could draw strength and resources to live the life I wanted. I had… Read More