Zen starts with positivity
Honest advice to parents who think they are always right.
How fortuitous that I should stumble across this new word! Since I started my blog, I have had feedback from those women I know, and those I don’t, telling me how my story resonates with their own either wholly or tangentially. What they also say is they have found comfort from knowing they are notContinue reading “Meliorism – noun. A belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment”
SubhanAllah. All great things start with a budding thought; a seed that needs to be planted, germinate and allowed to grow. Whilst we may take credit for an idea in the first place, I would argue that we need to go back even further and ask who inspired us to think that thought at all?Continue reading “I am therefore I think”
In the time I have taken to slowly rebuild my life after divorce, I can confidently say that I have always kept my children and their emotions well within my radar. I believe mothers have been blessed with an innate ability to go into a kind of defence mode and protect their young. It isContinue reading “What will the Children Say?”
When I first set out as a blogger, I promised myself to post a blog once a week, usually on a Sunday when things are a little calm. Last Sunday, I reluctantly had to defer a new post but it wasn’t without good reason. A significant change has recently occurred in my life which IContinue reading “When The Scales Finally Balance Out”
Kintsugi is an art and a philosoply. Through its wisdom, we are taught that broken things can be mended to be even more beautiful and stronger than before.
Making the best out of a bad situation
One of the things that I have had to admit to myself in recent years, is that I had often mistakenly handed over the responsibility for my happiness to another human being, namely my other half. BIG mistake. Today, I have that wonderful thing called ‘hindsight’ which allows me to answer some stark questions whichContinue reading “The Autopsy on my Marriage”
As a mother, I wouldn’t be unusual if I said that most of my life is dedicated to my children. I wake up each day thinking what lies ahead of them for that day. Then I go to sleep reflecting on the day done and wondering whether they managed to meet their personal goals andContinue reading “The Eye of the Storm”