Meditation is not easy, even though it should be. The instructions are hopelessly simple. Sit, relax and clear your mind of thoughts. Focus on your breath. Stay that way. Sometimes I am lost in thought before a guided meditation even
In case anyone was wondering, “what is it really like”, for a full-time travelling family? I am here to tell you that much of our life is exactly as it would be back home in Canada, right down to the
My sister asked the family in a letter recently, “are you in your dream job and if not, what is your dream job?” She was fresh from a social engagement where the topic was being discussed. She is also in her
As we left behind the water crisis in Cape Town, it was with a sigh of relief. Phew. We have done our time conserving water, getting down to our allotted 50L per person per day. Which is not much water.
It was striking to walk through Lauris, a little town in France and feel like we had stepped right into a movie set. The feeling of the place, the colours, the architecture, the businesses – everything seemed to be just
According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of: ‘brave’ is having or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty : having or showing courage. Which leads me to ponder the definition of ‘courage’; the mental or moral strength to venture,
Bobby McFerrin released, ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’, in September of 1988. I had turned 18 earlier that year, graduated high school and decided to move out of my parents house. It was time to make it on my own terms,
One of the main protests I hear from people who will not consider vegetarian dining over meat focused options is the difference in taste. Maybe, they are also expecting a texture and a mouth feel which vegetables do not provide.
“Be careful where google maps sends you”. I have heard this warning before. But, as most of our travels have involved walking, it was rather easy to make sure we didn’t blindly head down a back alley. When walking you
As we travel the world and naturally discover so many new things from day-to-day, I am struck by the absurdity of what my kids are learning as part of their core curriculum. In a fast paced, ever-changing world, who cares