In life, we can often choose between the efficient way or the scenic route. This is a plea for the latter, with reasons why and some examples how.
Monthly Archives: Mar 2021
The Smallest Acts of Servitude
Trying to be of service to the world seems tricky when there are just so many responsibilities. I can’t seem to get to the big things. Perhaps I can just start small…
On Being Different: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
What does it mean to be different? To stand out? How does it impact your life? What are the downsides, and are there any benefits?
The Power of a Simple ‘Hello’
I thought I was doing someone a favour by greeting them. I felt really great about my own generosity. But what if I really had things turned upside down?
The Promises You Make To Yourself
During our lifetime, we make a lot of promises, to others, but also to ourselves. What happens with those promises you keep, and with the ones you don’t keep? What’s the impact of breaking your own promises to yourself?
One Year After: 8 Take-Aways from Covid-19
It’s been a year since the start of the lockdown here. A strange year, for sure, but also an interesting one in many ways. Here are 8 lessons I take away from a year of Corona. Which ones resonate with you?
“He/She’s Perfect For Me… But I Just Don’t Feel That Spark”
Sometimes we meet a potential partner who ticks all the boxes, and yet we feel there’s that ‘something’ missing. You know, the ‘something’ of which we all know exactly what it is. But do we really?
The Choice: Who Do I Want to Be in This Moment?
When you’re confronted with a difficult moment, it calls on you to show who you really want to be. You show this, through your response. Not the one your emotions force you to make, but the deliberate one you decide on for yourself.
Why We Don’t Negate Feelings
‘Oh no, that doesn’t hurt’ the dentist’s assistant told my son. But he wasn’t having any of it! I’d give her an A for intention, and an F for technique. Here’s what to do instead.