The cure is in our wisdom

The cure is in our wisdom

What if we did not need anymore new drugs to be developed or any new medical treatments to be found? What if the key to a healthy life, was in our personal wisdom? Imagine being able to live another decade,

Be brave, it is going to be good

Be brave, it is going to be good

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,

The Jekyll and Hyde of my post corporate ride

The Jekyll and Hyde of my post corporate ride

After leaving the corporate world, the central question is, ‘am I different person in retirement?’ At least for the blog post I was reading, where various retirees were commenting about their experiences. Even a person who had not retired yet,

My heroine’s journey, a road less travelled

My heroine’s journey, a road less travelled

It is a long car ride from Kuta to Ubud. While the threat of a volcanic eruption at Mt. Agung has reportedly reduced the number of tourists in Bali, the traffic does not bear witness to the lost numbers. I

Do you answer yes, when someone asks if you are well?

Do you answer yes, when someone asks if you are well?

In truth, I can’t remember the last time someone asked me that question. I probably get asked most often, the same question I pose as a general inquiry – ‘how are you?’ As a polite person, I know the expected

Living in stress, moving to relaxation, looking for ikigai

Living in stress, moving to relaxation, looking for ikigai

There is an interesting phenomenon of human behavior which I have witnessed with a new sense of clarity since traveling to Bali. It is not unique to this part of the world. I saw it in Baja California Sur every

Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

If you have followed any of my social channels over the past few years, it might seem as if I project a positive, upbeat attitude. Let me be clear, that is not always how I feel. I try not to

It took me a year to find freedom, a love story

It took me a year to find freedom, a love story

You know that feeling you get when you move into a new house and everything around you, the smells, the light, the physical space, are so different to what you are used to? You imagine living in this space as

Greater creativity promised, write 3 pages

Greater creativity promised, write 3 pages

I have looked at the book, The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron, many times in my local White Rock bookstore. I have picked it up, flipped it over and read the back summary. Then put it back on the shelf,

The curse of Taurus the bull

The curse of Taurus the bull

I don’t live by the predictions of a daily horoscope. In truth, I’ve only looked at my zodiac sign description, maybe a dozen times in my whole life. But, every time I do, some of the words are burned into