Our obstacles have the power to guide us to love and breakthrough

All of us will encounter disappointment, frustration, anger and a whole host of emotions when things move into a direction that causes us to fear or feel anxious. This is inevitable as we live in a world of imperfection and at times brokenness – people will hurt us and we will at some point also…

We soar by lifting others up

Beautiful things start happening in the brain,mind and the heart when we lift others up or help pave the way for people in different areas of life though our connections etc. I heard of a friend who did something lovely for another friend in her workplace. My kind friend was building up good capital in…

Remove the “potatoes” from your head

Sometimes, we can carry too many potatoes on our heads like potatoes of worry, annoyance, fear etc Kindly and swiftly, take those potatoes and create something delicious out of them today like renewed energy through improving a skillset or asking yourself curious questions ( not sure what questions to ask – look up Simon Sinek’s…

“Stop & enjoy the moment”

This current moment is all we have. Tomorrow – we shall see. Stop and enjoy the moment:  Nothing to be joyful at work. Enjoy a break by having a nice cup of tea, coffee, piece of fruit or a short stroll outside. You have the freedom to do this… Stop and enjoy the moment:  “nothing…

Kintsugi: The art of embracing our imperfections beautifully

I heard about the art of Kintsugi today. Kintsugi, which translates into “golden joinery” According to folklore, Kintsugi was invented in the 15th century when a Japanese military officer, Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa broke his prized Chinese tea bowl and sent it back to China to be repaired. The bowl was returned, fixed, but held together…

4 Tips: Take a break to think kinder & smarter

If you live in a big city, you may also constantly sense the buzz mode of go, go, go and then run. London is always buzzing and it sure keeps us on our toes. As vibrant and amazing as London is – the pressure to constantly keep learning and staying ahead of the curve can…

Chasing Optimism: How to speak life intentionally

I practice gratitude every day.  Counting 3-5 blessings. Morning and Evening. Though it got me thinking. We say thank you in prayer or in our minds for what we have just received, what we already have, our family and friends and maybe even who we managed to help. But rarely do we practice the exercise…

Chasing Optimism – 5 tips to be better now

How to be better every day, starts with being better now: Here are 5 things to be better: Think of 3 things you’re grateful for Clean up your working space or just put away the dishes Convey a positive word to someone make your bed Spend 30 minutes on something you love or that gives…