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

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

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

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