The Art of Being Present

I am sure that you've read a lot about being present or have seen the phrase mentioned in mindfulness books and articles, but what does it really mean to practise the art of being present? I believe it differs for every individual, but ultimately the word present means existing or occurring now. For some, being … Continue reading The Art of Being Present

Shower Thoughts Part 2

We all have them- shower thoughts. Sometimes known as profound thoughts. Here are just a few that I've been musing on lately. Check out my Shower Thoughts Part 1 here >> - 'Coffee flavoured water' sounds grim. But that's exactly what coffee is. - If centaurs were real, then they would start walking straight away … Continue reading Shower Thoughts Part 2

Social Distancing NOT Emotional Distancing

The current global situation has us all on lockdown, self isolating, and/or social distancing. First off- what exactly is social distancing? Social distancing or physical distancing is a set of nonpharmaceutical infection control actions intended to stop or slow down the spread of a contagious disease. So, effectively, keeping the fuck away from people. As … Continue reading Social Distancing NOT Emotional Distancing

Birthday Resolutions over New Year’s Resolutions

For many, the start of a new year comes with some resolutions and goals for the next 365 (366 this year!) days. Someone said to me today that most people actually set “wishes”- I wish to be 10kg lighter by the end of this year. And then don’t actually do anything about it. A resolution, … Continue reading Birthday Resolutions over New Year’s Resolutions