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 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

Storm or Silver-Lining?

Which part of you is seeing clouds in the sky? The part that sees clouds as an impending storm with rain and lightning? Leading on to discomfort, with consequences  of…..  being drenched? Floods? Land-slips? Snow storm? Power outage? Difficulties?   Or The part that sees the silver lining to the clouds? Grandeur and beauty in the… 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

How is the Personal Garden which is your life?

Your health – physical, mental, emotional, spiritual All the people in your life – how you are treated and how you treat others What you do – the work [paid or unpaid], recreation, hobbies, all activities How you do it The energy of money flowing in and out The places you live, work and play   What sort of Personal Garden do… 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

What could the life you’d REALLY love to live look like?

Let’s explore using a star to guide us. After many changes in my life, I now look for a ‘better place or feeling’ each time I see change happening – be it the new year, or role in life or anything else. I find it easier to look at different parts of life one at a time:… Read More

How could this flower represent our life-style choices?

How do we make life choices? Wherever you are in your life path, is now a good time for review? I am reminded me to ‘stop and smell the flowers’ and recognize the great beauty of ourselves – something it is easy to miss in the busyness of life. I found this flower gave me insight to explore… Read More

Need solutions to knotty problems? Try this

When solutions elude you, bring other parts of your brain and mind to help find great options you hadn’t considered. When you draw on memories not directly associated with the problem, together with apparently unrelated information and intuition you can get leaps of understanding. How do you bring these other circuits into play? First, get… Read More