Chasing Optimism -Toast…

Today’s breakfast: quality toast with a nice covering of delicious Danish butter. So simple, easy and fulfilling.  To add some rustic beauty to the experience –  the toast with butter was plated on a small Danish style wooden cutting board. I encourage you to eat beautifully whether you’re eating a piece of toast with butter…

Chasing Optimism – Mint tea…

Three things I’m grateful for: – Discovering a library in my neighbourhood today. Now I can order books and save a bit more money. – Grateful for a conversation I had with a friend today about her recent trip to Japan. Japan now on my bucket list of places to visit. Take time to listen…

“The rest of our lives will be the best of our lives”

I love this quote a friend just shared with me.  Wisely forget what lies in the past or even 5 minutes ago. Move your thoughts toward optimism. Believe that the best is yet to come. There is more. I smile as I write this post. Optimism is rising. Without optimism, there is no hope. Without…

The power of the gentle and kind person

Persist in wisely been kind, gentle, warm, giving, compassionate and joyful, thoughtful and understanding. These are incredible attributes the world needs more of. Persist in authenticity and love. Some might say – some of these attributes constitute weakness. I see them as superpowers. Though, with all good things – we need boundaries and discernment to…

The habit of grabbing your moment

Every day we pre-occupy our minds with noise – bad noise e.g reality tv or too much good noise – “informative podcasts” including mundane connections. E.g with people who colour the atmosphere with complaining or negativity. We allow such things into our worlds. After work, I found myself filling my mind with a bit of…

The habit of joyful Fridays

I was supposed to meet a friend for dinner this evening. She cancelled our meet-up relatively late so I did not have time to make new plans. I allowed myself to feel disappointed for a short period. She is one of my most fun and amazing friends I had not chatted with in a while….