My Current Top Five ‘Not Blogging Reasons’

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been”.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut   Ben and I came home from holidays with the world’s worst gastro bug. Due to illness-induced misery coupled with jet lag and insomnia, I was only ever awake at ridiculous o’clock, and never at blogging central time. Somewhere […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 4 – Solar Plexus Chakra

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton “I’m the Boss of Me!” ~ Nicole Cody, aged 5   Hello, and welcome to Week Four of our Chakra Journal Challenge! Every Tuesday in March and April I will post a Journal for you, […]

Gratitude; A Way to Comfort Ourselves – Monday Oracle 27 March 2017

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Hello, Lovelies! Here’s the oracle card I have chosen this Monday, and my take on the energetic outlook for the week ahead. I use any oracle or tarot cards shown as a […]

Vale, Tony, my precious friend

“Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said. A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made. Or a garden planted. Something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die, and when people […]

Travelling With Bukowski

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I always travel with a book. Sometimes several. But this trip I decided to load e-books on my kindle, as […]

Chakra Journal Challenge: Week 3 – Sacral Chakra

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” ~ Osho   Hello, and welcome […]

Choosing Joy Now! – Monday Oracle for 20 March 2017

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   Hello, Lovelies. The oracle card I have chosen to guide us this week is ‘Joy’ from the Chakra Wisdom Oracle Deck by Tori Hartman. If you read my forecast for March, you’ll remember […]

Mala Beads – How To Be Calm Anywhere!

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ~ Pema Chödrön     Sometimes I find myself in stressful situations or noisy places where I want to calm myself, soothe anxiety or practice mindfulness, and where my normal meditation techniques aren’t effective or appropriate. Take travel for example. Travel can mean crowded […]

Highlights of Cebu

“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard   I’ve been in Cebu the past several days, attending a wonderful conference for entrepreneurs. (Thank you, Chris Ducker!) While I’ve been here I have also made healing mandalas for my morning meditation each day, I have […]

Let There Be Sleep!

“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.” ~ Leonora Carrington   My conference here in Cebu is drawing to a close. Last night we finished the formal activities with a White Party on the beach. A fabulous […]

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