Forgetting to Live

Forgetting to Live

I often find myself in a state of what I call ‘forgetting to live’ and wasting my time away thinking about what I want from life, what I need to tackle and other life worries. I know this is a habit I’ve had since I was a child and every now and then I’ve tried to...

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Me, Silence and Self-Compassion

Me, Silence and Self-Compassion

Setting the Scene I feel the need to mention here that I have experienced very little actual silence in my life.  By the time I was born, there was already a big brother, followed by 2 more siblings, I then married and have had 4 wonderful children, now blessed with a...

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Noetic Nomad Navigating Noise

Noetic Nomad Navigating Noise

For two solid weeks, the earth’s energy has been high. The personal days have been sparking strong emotions. I’m sitting in my favorite coffee house on a sunny Tuesday afternoon, listening to the roar of coffee grinders and trendy music, sprinkled with emotional noise...

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Could Mindfulness Combat Racial Bias?

Could Mindfulness Combat Racial Bias?

  “A solitary dream can transform a million realities. The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious, but the desire to reach hearts is wise”. Maya Angelo Mindfulness is at the heart of happiness studies in Positive Psychology (PP) which are at an increasing...

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On Making your bed

On Making your bed

Having decided that I would write about making your bed this month, the first thing I had to do was actually make my bed.  So I completed a task that I always do when I am home or away.  It’s something that comes naturally to me as I am a tidy person but what are the...

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Other People Matter

Other People Matter

The late Chris Peterson, one of the founding fathers of positive psychology would often begin lectures by stating: “I can sum up positive psychology in just three words: Other People Matter. Period. Anything that builds relationships between and among people is going...

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Noetic Nomad Navigating Noise

Noetic Nomad Building Birthdays

I like to think of birthdays as building blocks of consciousness. I don’t look at them as an end date looming in the nearing distance. I look at them as knowledge-building opportunities for growth. I think we get the celebration of life all wrong. We are terrified of...

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