“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” – Eckhart Tolle. What does it mean to let go? Letting go is a process of detaching from feelings you have suppressed that cause you pain and suffering. In the process, you free yourself from emotional burdens which keep…Keep reading
What is holding you back and preventing you from taking action? I first came across this poem in a book I was reading called The Book of Awakening. The context and meaning stayed with me for a while. It left me recalling the times when I have been the ‘tight bud’. On many occasions, I…Keep reading
Step out of the fairytale. Let’s take a look at how social media plays a role in shaping peoples perceptions of themselves. Any wonder why people today feel so dissatisfied with themselves when we live in a world told to celebrate our uniqueness but at the same time to be a perfectly polished version of…Keep reading
That which is not ex-pressed is de-pressed. Mark Nepo I am sure this is something we can all relate to at some point in our lives. You know those moments when you are breaking inside, but rather than vent and release the emotions which are so freely suffocating us, we choose to smile and go…Keep reading
“When you say “yes” to others, make sure you’re not saying no to yourself.”- Paulo Coelho Here I am sitting around a table with a group of friends discussing the personality traits of others. It was inevitable the conversation turned to how we see each other, a dreaded fear of a people pleaser. What are they…Keep reading
“You cannot always control what goes on outside but you can always control what goes on inside.” -Wayne Dyer The idea was first brought to my attention when reading the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. In his book, Covey distinguishes between two kinds of people. Proactive people and reactive people. Proactive…Keep reading
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