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.

  • 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.

  • How success screws with you

    Why is happiness elusive to so many? Stress has become one of our major killers. What do we need to do to get some positive changes?

  • Oh we’re so very clever, Man

    This is three minutes of film well worth watching. It’s funny, perceptive, poignant and awakening.

  • 12 step road to happiness

    Here’s a list of 12 areas that come up as being the best things we can do to get on the road to happiness fast.

  • David Lynch Foundation

    The David Lynch Foundation has a mission to get TM Meditation available to disadvantaged groups.

  • Top 5 things before we die…

    There’s a study of a nurse who tended to the infirm during her career. She recorded the most common regrets of the dying.

  • Why kissing is good for you…

    Everyone loves a kiss, don’t they? When someone leans over and plants a big kiss on us, don’t we just smile inside?

  • Getting the balance…

    I was in the midst of a tough personal time – one of the hardest times in my life – when I first got introduced to meditation by a close friend.

  • New Year: New Beginnings

    This is the best time of year to reflect on what’s been going on and what you would like to do differently.

  • The gift of peace and calm

    Why do we apply so much pressure to ourselves? Is it from working to conform to an idea of what we should be doing?

  • How to make new years resolutions stick…

    Making resolutions is one thing but keeping them is a whole different matter. Here’s some advice on making them lasting.

  • Top 10 resolutions to make…

    Here’s a list of 10 New Year resolutions that everyone should consider…

  • 5 tips on keeping resolutions..

    Here’s 5 tips for helping you stick to those goals and resolutions.

  • Less stress, more living

    I’m talking at Wilderness Festival for Huff Post on Modern Living: Less stress.

  • Delusions of grandeur

    I met talk show host Jake Sasseville many moons ago. He lives in New York and he’s a handful.