Fighting Pandemic Fatigue

This is the second part of my post “Hitting the Pandemic Wall.” Just to remind ourselves: “Pandemic fatigue is a natural response to a prolonged public health crisis – not least because the severity and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic have called for the implementation of invasive measures with unprecedented impacts on the daily lives …

Hitting the Pandemic Wall

I first came across the term “hitting the wall” when I was training to run marathons. Most marathon runners are familiar with the feeling, often close to the end of the marathon, of being so exhausted that it feels utterly impossible to take one more step. Despite already having run 20, 30, 35 and even …

Mental Blocks to Magical Futures

Savoir Vivre Vignette We all have mental blocks. We have all convinced ourselves that there are some things that we just can not do. These mental block often have their origin in our childhoods. We attempted to do something, failed, and then, for our own protection (against the pain we felt because we failed,) we …

Are You living according to your Life’s Purpose without knowing it?

One of the questions I asked my friends as I was creating my community “We live Purposeful, Meaningful and Fulfilling Lives(you are very welcome to join!)" was “What is your life’s purpose? Do you know?" A (very) small number had an immediate answer ready. Some looked at me uncomprehendingly and said, “I need to think …

Write Your Story – Transform Your Life

I am reading Louise DeSalvo’s book Writing as a Way of Healing - How telling our Stories transforms our Lives, because I want to incorporate its content in my “Write Your Story” and "Your Magical Future" residential and virtual retreats. I have only read the first chapter and already I can realise what a powerful …