Weighing Worth

Weighing Worth

Today, I want to talk about weight. Actually, If I'm being completely honest, I really don't want to talk about weight. But I have to. We have to. In this current social climate, I have noticed more and more how so many people feel not only an active entitlement, but a need, to judge and [...]

Staying Grounded

Staying Grounded

Busy. We really are busy so much of the time. Busy to the point that it can be challenging to find time to make dinner, let alone to allocate time to sit and write and meditate, and consider the world in all its madness.  We can so easily take on the pressure and the energy of [...]

Eco Unfriendly

Eco Unfriendly

Today I want to talk about the planet! Now anybody who knows me will already understand that I am a bit of a hippy (in both a spiritual way and in terms of being weirdly obsessed with pine trees and herb gardens). I absolutely love nature and animals, and in recent years have become increasingly [...]

Obligation and Autonomy

Obligation and Autonomy

Imagine this all too familiar scene. You've been invited out with a group of friends for drinks on a Friday night. You had to stay late at work that day because that brick Phillip jammed the photocopier, and your mood has taken a violent turn to salt-city. You would rather die than have to get dressed up, go [...]

Of Heart and Home

Of Heart and Home

Someone once said to me that "Home is where the heart is". I'm sure that Elvis said it too, and probably people far before his time, but the point is, it's a pretty common expression. It's also a concept that I have long understood on a superficial level, but have only just come to feel [...]