Post-Pandemic Anxiety

Here in France, we are at Step 2 of our De-confinement. The curfew tonight moves from 19h to 21h. All non-essential shops will open again. Restaurants will open again to receive customers on their terraces. Many of us are rejoicing at this much longed-for freedom, but there are just as many of us who are …

Travel Journals Revisited

Why you should (now more than ever) keep a one when you can travel again #SavoirVivreVignette France is gradually opening up and I am getting enquiries about retreats more and more frequently - and even a couple of bookings. I don't think traveling will ever be the same again. I intend to savour every second …

Wake Up to an energising Morning Routine

#SavoirVivreVignette Anyone who reads my blog regularly will know that I am convinced that counting our blessings daily and keeping a gratitude diary can make us feel much happier overall. So I am going to assume that taking 3 minutes to identify 5 things that make you feel grateful and then noting them down is …

Favourite French Films

#SavoirVivreVignette I recently asked a question in a group of Incomparables on Facebook - the members of the We live Purposeful, Meaningful and Fulfilling Lives Group. My question was, “I would like to do a blog post about everyone's favourite French films - could you possibly tell me which French films are your favourites?” Today …

Did you sabotage your Future in 2020?

#SavoirVivreVignette What sort of stories do you tell yourself about your past? What do you tell yourself about what happened to you and how you coped in 2020? If you ask others to tell you how they will remember 2020, from their point of view, chances are that they will each have a different story …