Self acceptance

Originally posted on Happy days of life:
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. -Mark Twain My self acceptance was when I was 14. It came a hard way. That time my though was if u can’t love yourself why would anyone love you. Which forced me to love myself the way…

Selfless To A Fault

Selfless to a fault.  One thing is true, too be eternally selfless may lead to a fault. Helping others requires that we help ourselves. To give, there must be something to give.  But to forever give and never replenish, and eventually there is nothing left to give.  At the point where there is nothing left […]

International Women’s Day

Originally posted on The Little Mermaid:
Hello gorgeous bloggers,? Today is International Women’s Day and I would like to seize this opportunity to shed some light on a few pressing issues surrounding women. To begin with, what is a ‘woman’? How do we define a ‘woman’? The dictionary would eruditely explain us that a woman…

Lessons from Yoga #1

I like yoga, the heritage, the mindset and the goals.  I like the method to; creating self development, that deep sense of relaxation and the physical sensations in the body. All of that though doesn’t make me technically that good at it.  This is perhaps why I like it the most – it makes you […]

‘Cos You Gotta Have Faith…

Faith.  It’s important, but its not a religious word.  So often the connotations lead to religion but faith is yours.  It applies to everything. Most importantly it applies to self, faith in ourselves being such a fundamental thing.  Its upto you though where you put it and what you do with it, an investment made […]

Permaculture: Learning From Nature

Permaculture seems like such a good idea, learning from and going with nature just makes sense.  Nature is the best teacher. Greenbush homestead flourishes with help of permaculture Heather Omand and her husband, Tyler Omand, work with the patterns in the ecosystem around their Omand’s Organics farmstead in Greenbush. They shaped their land, grow vegetables […]

Presence In The Present

Mindfulness is an ancient practice.  As contemporary now as it was at it’s conception.  Mindfulness has helped so many to make more of life – whether it’s a tool through depression or  just enjoying the moment.  It’s something yoga is trying to remind me of.  The moment is what it’s all about, what everything is […]

Soul Food

I’ve been thinking about nourishment recently and what I think it is; and what I think we get it from.  These are my internal deliberations. It keeps us ticking, it keeps the joints of our bodies clicking, as we travel our on our road.  Nourishment though starts with the organ grinder not the, our self […]

What is ‘ready’?

I’m not ready yet. I want to do it when I’m ready. I write this as someone getting ‘ready’,  But what is ready? When do we attain readiness? Depending on our feeling to something ready could be the pot of gold at the end of a never ending rainbow.  Not being ready is also an […]