We so very often live our lives in fear of making mistakes, making wrong decision. We seem to have embedded within ourselves this perception that every single choice we make has to be the absolutely correct one. Perhaps it is the nature of the society we live in, dictated to by achievement exams, seemingly final career choices and societal expectations. More
Unlike the title of the post, this post really is not about baking. Neither will it contain a recipe for a cake, far more than that, it contains a story that every person who has ever eaten, cooked or baked may relate to. More
Before I had a child, I had always been focussed, purposeful, goal-driven. I invariably achieved most of what I had set out to…and yet, and perhaps it is meant to be so, in my parenting journey and subsequently in much of my life since, I have had to learn and re-learn the lessons of ‘letting go’ and ‘trusting’. More
I had recently been contemplating the message of Trust and Letting things be, when i had the good fortune to visit Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris. It is a beautiful park with tree lined avenues, manicured lawns and riots of colour in its flower beds. More
We so often hear it said ‘Practise Gratitude’ ‘Be Grateful’ ‘See the best in everyday’.
I know well though, what it is like when there are long dark days, when it feels as if you’re treading water just to stay afloat, when the bills were due yesterday and your bank account shows even less than zero. More
Just the other day, I had a to do list as long as my arm and at the end of the day I had not ticked one single thing off. Was it frustrating? Of course it was, and yet at the end of the day, I realised that although I had not accomplished anything I’d set out to, I had learned and grown in my experience and in my learning. More