Mindfulness Gifts

Today is the 14th of December, which means we have exactly 10 days left to buy and wrap our Christmas presents. I saw several posts on other blogs listing possible options: a fitness blog had a whole list of fitness bits and bobs: water bottles, towels, running shoes, sports watches etc. A travellers' blog had …

Mindful Midlife Meditation and Mantras

So, where you thinking of getting a tattoo? Or buying that Harley Davidson? Or maybe the Morgan (the car, not the horse) that you have put your name down for ages ago? Or is it a face-lift/tummy tuck/breast implant that you are contemplating? Are you a bit bored with life in general and with your …

Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Yesterday, purely by chance, I came across a blogpost that I found most inspiring on Megan's Coffee Cups and Crayons Blog. It was about an RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Advent Calendar. In the post Megan explains how she and her family brainstorms before the start of advent and choose together 24 random acts of kindness. I just can't tell you how brilliant I think this is.

Guestpost: An Exercise in Gratitude

Some people say that Facebook friends (who one doesn't know in real life) are no real friends. I beg to differ. Admittedly, of the several hundred friends I have on Facebook, only a very small number are real friends, and most of those I know in real life. But there are also a few that …