If there is ever something to remember about anxiety it’s this: one step at a time! You’re amazing and you’ll do it all, only if you tackle what’s in front of you now. As my dear mother used to say, ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’.
"The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long" — Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching) As I was skimming through the enlightening pages of the Tao Te Ching my eyes fell upon the verse above. In our modern, face-paced lives, we often fall prey to burning out. Stress and anxiety are growing —... Continue Reading →
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." — Franklin D. Roosevelt Creeping in Through the Cracks Fear is a mighty strong emotion. It could be said to be the driving force behind our collective impotence. Why does it have so much force in our lives? It get's flung at us constantly via the... Continue Reading →
Green is the New Black When I say 'let's talk about the green stuff?' what does your mind spring to? money? Show me the bunce? marijuana? Totally far out dude... sustainable living — doing your reduced carbon footprint kind-of-thang, all cool and hippy like? Or jealousy? The green-eyed, envy monster awaiting in each of us... Continue Reading →
“Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.” ― Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching We live at a break-neck, fast-paced, mind-reeling, brain-fogging speed — where everything was supposed to be done yesterday! Sound familiar to you? Coping in this age is quite a balancing act —... Continue Reading →
The Joy of Moving, Not! "It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it." — Hans Selye I’ve just recently moved 300km from the outskirts of the Mother City to the rolling hills of the Karoo countryside. Yes, it was a stressy move (especially as we had a cat who sulked at... Continue Reading →