What can we do when our minds are too frazzled to focus on our breath to even begin to be mindful? I was so fortunate yesterday to have 50 mins in the car -a perfect time to listen to a podcast from Zencast.org. My mind was feeling really scattered and by chance I listened to… Continue reading Simply Here or Hear…
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It’s not perfect… it is as it is ….and within that are some really great moments!
I was really lucky recently to be able to go camping on Moreton Island, QLD with my partner and four kids for 8 nights with just the basics (e.g. cold showers).... and it really felt like a retreat from the world as we slept, snorkelled, kayaked, ate and slept some more! But as the layers fell and we… Continue reading It’s not perfect… it is as it is ….and within that are some really great moments!
Aimlessness…the art of doing nothing, of just being
I was so fortunate recently to have a day travelling by ferry to Moreton Island, QLD with a good friend and the day held NO schedule or agenda. Slowly I began to unwind with the ferry ride, the snorkelling, the fish for lunch, the walk along the beach and then as I floated in the tropical… Continue reading Aimlessness…the art of doing nothing, of just being
Brainstorming Solutions…thinking laterally & creatively to solve problems
I felt like I was quite old (I was a new Mum and in a relationship with my partner) before I realised that if you can brainstorm solutions and think laterally there is always a win:win solution....there will always be a way through if you just look hard enough! I was fascinated with the recent Life… Continue reading Brainstorming Solutions…thinking laterally & creatively to solve problems
Moon Dancing At My Feet…
I was walking along on the beach one evening just recently....totally caught up in a whirl of thoughts and drama and plans and worries (as so often happens), when a wave washes up and as it recedes, there beside me, is the perfect reflection of the moon, twinkling at me! Immediately I 'wake up' and realise where… Continue reading Moon Dancing At My Feet…