What Does Being in the Moment Even Mean?

There’s a lot of buzz around being ‘in the moment’ now. From the translations of ancient Eastern scriptures, to the tagline of present-day guru yoga-mums and self-proclaimed enlightened Instagrammers. But what does it even mean to be in the moment? What is the moment? If it’s right now, then how can we not be in […]

Interlude: Holding Yourself Accountable and Predicting the Future

I was pretty close there to publishing a very half-baked blog post. I haven’t written much in the last few days, and haven’t published anything in even longer. I was feeling very much in the flow with my writing and posting, but as I’ve gone on I keep noticing more behind-the-scenes work I could be […]

Lifestyle-Design: do we even get a say?

Following up on my last post, the question that I ended on has been lingering in my mind. Perhaps I got the wording wrong… something just isn’t sitting right. As much as I feel like I’m on track with this whole life-design thing, I’m constantly reminded that it’s an ongoing process. You’ve got to keep […]

Reframing: Finding Gold in Your ‘Failures’

Originally posted on Transpersonal Growth:
Lately I’ve been doing a lot of reevaluating in my life. This hasn’t necessarily just been looking at my circumstances, but looking at how I look at my circumstances. See, the picture we paint for ourselves every day as we go through life is the picture we then use to…

Seeing the worlds around us

I had a funny moment today at work, where I casually asked the service user I was working with where he’d had his cheesecake; I like to recap on the day, helping him remember what we’ve done, and we were going over the places we’d visited. His answer hit me as being very zen: “At […]