Appearances, self image, how we view ourselves is paramount and affects us in everything we do. Yet our physical appearance and how others see us, can be very different from how we view ourselves - our self image. We all hold certain beliefs about ourselves, which manifests as particular traits we believe are part of … Continue reading Keeping Up Appearances
Sometimes you just feel down, in a funk for no particular reason - nothing bad has happened for you to feel this way, everything is just so so, life is okay. I used to feel bad when I felt this way, I thought something was wrong with me to not feel positive, happy and excited … Continue reading Being in a Funk
For those who have concrete dreams, goals of things they want, it is easier to know how they might get there because they know the end point they want to arrive at. But what about those who aren't quite sure what they want, what their passions and dreams are? A friend of mine said something … Continue reading For Those Who Don’t have a Dream
I have been contemplating a lot about the past year, a rollercoaster year of highs and lows and I realised that the one big thing that makes me feel happy is being grateful. Every day since a year or so ago, I made it a habit to be grateful for things in my day. In … Continue reading A Little Note of Thanks
And I welcome change like an old friend because I am so used to it by now — it is nothing new. z.b.
Recently I have been thinking about diets - wanting to lose body fat (not weight necessarily) and I heard about the Military diet - a diet low in calories which would produce a calorie deficit and thereby helping you to lose weight. It is a specific diet where you eat the set meals of specific … Continue reading Counting on Calories
I wrote a post on meditation a while ago, back in January this year. Since then I have practised meditation daily - forcing myself to sit down and meditate every day, even when I really don't feel like doing it because I KNOW it is good for me, for my mind and that then, it … Continue reading My Experience of Meditation
I haven't been writing on this blog for a while because I've been very busy recently with uni, work and everything in between. Somewhere in all the business and rush of life, I realise that I am not being present but looking forward to the future rushing towards me or the past that does not … Continue reading 12.07.17
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I grew up in a box, The four walls surrounding, Kept me safe, From harm, from danger Of a troubled world outside. The ground carpeted, Soft beneath my feet, To soften my grazes, my falls, The floor steady. The ceiling, the limit, Walls spotless white For pictures for others to paint — From loved ones to … Continue reading Box.