Blog

This is the place to find blogs to entertain and excite you.  Read about topics on positive living, wellness, mind power and creativity.

Read stories that will make you feel brighter, happier and more able to navigate a busy life.  These are blogs you will really want to read and not miss.

  • Why I make time to meditate and how you can too..

    Susie Pearl | The busier life becomes, the more crucial positive daily routines become. Read my tips on how to get started with meditation

  • Detox Face Mask – Farmacy Kitchen Cookbook

    Enjoy giving yourself a little TLC with this pure and gentle face mask using only natural ingredients. Give it a try.

  • Conscious Living: What does it mean and why is it important right now?

    How we can lead a more conscious life and become awake to what is truly happening.

  • Gregg Braden: creativity and ancient wisdom

    Gregg Braden and Susie Pearl talk about ancient ideas, culture, art and creativity.

  • Gregg Braden: Ancient codes

    Gregg Braden talking on Ancient codes and creativity. Find out more about what Gregg has to say about creativity in his exclusive chat with me over a cup of tea in Spain.

  • Tears

    When I see someone cry, I can feel my heart open. Empathy immediately comes in human to human when we witness someone’s tears.  A tension is created where our emotions get moved as the observer. Most of us feel touched deeply when we see tears. I cry often and when I feel like it. Living […]

  • Spending Time in Solitude

    Spending time alone leads us on a journey of real self-discovery.  Setting aside a small amount of time each day can really help our levels of inner wellbeing.  With technology innovating to keep us constantly engaged with an instant connection, we are faced with a fast life and a new generation who have rarely experienced […]

  • MINIMAL SIMPLICITY

    Life is busy.  Of that there is no doubt. Most people are becoming increasingly busy with work, social, family, leisure and a stream of social channels taking up our head space and attention with incoming messages creating more information to process daily.   There is a major increase in stress and many people are juggling […]

  • Planning To Rest

    Being overly busy with a long ´to do´ list is common for most of us these days.  The urge to be busy defines our modern living and rest seems to come secondary to work for most people. It´s something we try and find time for in between running around getting things done. In his new […]

  • Choosing happiness: Neuroscience

    By studying the neuroscience of stress, evolutionary biology and psychology, researchers have found that the human brain is designed for survival and safety rather than happiness. So how do we cultivate the habit of happiness when it is not a natural inclination? Here a four proven and researched techniques.. One important question What am I […]

  • Forest Medicine

    The idea is simple: spending time in the forest can have calming, healing effects on our physical and physiological health and wellbeing. Shinrin-Yoku or ‘Forest bathing’ was developed and introduced in Japan in 1982.  It has since become hugely relevant in preventative healing and medicine in Japan. Over 8 years and $4million worth of research […]

  • Modern Day Depression

    As depression rates surge, one in four Americans suffer from severe depression at some stage in their lives. Where has our society gone wrong? Dr Steve Ilardi, a professor of clinical psychology and author of The Depression Cure gives an insightful talk reminding us that we were never designed for the sleep-deprived, badly nourished, fast […]

  • Exam results day – stress, comparisons, low self-esteem

    Exams: these are not what life is about. Reducing stress for children should be our focus – not exam grades.

  • Are exams even testing the right things?

    Kids are stressing out more than ever in tests at school. Here’s a list of personal qualities not measured in tests. Kick out these out of date methods? What is the answer for future testing?

  • Kids on happiness

    Wonderful talk from a 13 year old on creativity. How moving out of mainstream school made him happier and more creative.

  • Why should artists get paid?

    Why artists should get paid. The shame of blocking artists income.

  • Luxury shopping

    Why I love luxury shopping in my local food shop. No walls or ceilings. No music. Fertile earth all around, fresh organic produce straight from the land – that is pure luxury.

  • The dark side of emotion

    Depression is a harsh condition. We can’t just persuade someone to feel better and lighten up. It doesn’t work this way. Here are some useful steps to consider when faced with deep emotion.

  • Hemsley & Hemsley: Good and Simple

    I’ve been working with the Hemsley’s for a few years now. This week saw the launch of Hemsley and Hemsley cookbook number 2 – ‘Good and Simple’.

  • My new favourite power ball

    I love cacao, coconut and dates. These have it all. A recipe for incredible choc balls. Easy to make, just a few ingredients, no cooking.

  • Hawking on Depression

    Depression is affecting 1 in 3 people. It’s widespread and frightening for adults and children. Here’s a cosmic take on the condition.

  • David Lynch on meditation

    “I started meditation on July 1, 1973, on a sunny Saturday morning at 11 o’clock. I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was so beautiful.’

  • Power of animal – human communication

    An eye opening story and a reminder of how we influence and affect all living things by our thoughts and intentions. Opening the door of possibilities on animal to human communication.

  • First impressions

    How much do we judge one another? Within a tenth of a second we form quite a strong impression of a stranger from their face.