How to Protect your Mental Health

  I read this article today online via Red Magazine and wanted to share it with you all. It’s so true that our mental health is never given enough importance. It takes a lot to own up to needing support for our mental health and sadly that is down to our society and the world … Continue reading

How one of the most important books in the world came to be written

I got this article from my friend Paulo Coelho’s blog. Books like these do t come along too often… In the twenty-third year of the reign of Zhao, Lao Tzu realized that the war would ultimately destroy the place where he lived. Since he had spent years meditating on the essence of life, he knew … Continue reading

The Monk and the Prostitute

A monk lived near the temple of Shiva. In the house opposite lived a prostitute. Noticing the large number of men who visited her, the monk decided to speak to her. ‘You are a great sinner,’ he said sternly. ‘You reveal your lack of respect for God every day and every night. Do you never … Continue reading

Thy neighbours garden

I read this lovely story on my friend Paulo Coelho’s blog and wanted to share it with you all. I hope you enjoy it. Thy neighbour’s garden by Paulo Coelho YOU can give a fool a thousand intellects, but the only one he will want is yours,’ says an Arabic proverb. When we start planting the … Continue reading

How to Love Yourself

a I came across this fantastic article in Harpers Bazaar and wanted to share it with you. http://www.harpersbazaar.co.uk/ We have one brain, located in one body, so are prone to believe we have one ‘real’ self. This is problematic because we don’t tend to feel and act in a singular way. It is more accurate and … Continue reading

The Great Philosophers 1: Plato

As some of you know I love Philosophy and Classics Civilisation. And today, when I came across this fantastic post by Alain de Botton I wanted to share it with you all.  Please check out his blog for more inspiring posts Philosophers Mail   The Great Philosophers 1: Plato Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a … Continue reading

Henry Miller’s 12 Commandments for Writers

1. Work on one thing at a time until finished. 2. Start no more new books, add no more new material to “Black Spring.” 3. Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand. 4. Work according to Program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time! 5. When you … Continue reading

The Paradox of Life

Today I came across a post that a friend put up on facebook and it was accredited to the Dalai Lama.  I first came across this text many years ago while walking the lanes in Brighton which are full of quaint little shops all unique in there own beautiful way.  As is so often the … Continue reading

The five most common regrets

The five most common regrets people have, hoping none of you have these regrets: 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. 2. I wish I didn’t work so hard. 3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. 4. … Continue reading

What Goes Around Comes Around

  I love this little story, I hope it uplifts you just as it uplifted me. Love Priya What Goes Around Comes Around One day a man saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled … Continue reading