Misery is the thief of time

Anything that requires a concerted effort is exhausting...like being miserable or morbid...it demands that we suppress any inclination to find joy or happiness in simple things.Can anyone guess why we would do this? 🤔Joy is what we give up when we hold on to misery.Don't become so distracted by how you were betrayed or abused [...]

Gratitude, the root of peace

As long as you have gratitude in your heart, you will always find opportunities instead of problems in your life.Gratitude allows us to focus on what's good, and realise how much worse things could be.It encourages appreciation for what we have instead of envy for what we don't have.Most importantly, it recognises the blessings that [...]

Soul food

The physical form demands fulfilment, while the soul demands peace.Too often, we mistake the fulfilment of our physical needs to be soul food, and we neglect our soul.As this soul food grows familiar, we seek ever more creative ways to get that fulfilment leading us further into indulgence, and away from peace.Soul food is the [...]

Don’t blame destiny

Most often, it is our belief in what we deserve that limits us more than what we actually deserve or are capable of achieving.It's like waiting up all night to witness an amazing sunrise only to give up as the first streaks of dawn appear and then convince ourselves that it was our destiny not [...]

The balance of happiness

Without meaning to, life can become a trading exercise in which we give something with the expectation of receiving something else in return.That's when it gets complicated. When the assumptions of one or both becomes entangled in the belief that happiness lies in a like-for-like exchange of sentiment or gifts, or perhaps effort. Sometimes, happiness [...]

Pursuit of servitude

I once asked myself a simple question when I left corporate to follow a new path. What do you do when you're done with the world, but the world is not done with you? The two and a bit years that followed answered this question many times over, each time with an intensity greater than [...]