Acceptance is the Key to Moving Forward

I was reading a magazine when I came across one of Andy Warhol’s philosophies and this has inspired this week’s mantra. “Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say “So what. “That’s […]


Persistence Pays

  Confucius say “It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you do not stop.” This Mantra is about persistence. How do we persist and never give up despite obstacles on the way? Often when we are focused […]


Possibilities Instead of Expectations

Sometimes expectations of ourselves and others can literally ruin our lives and lead us to make bad choices. Unrealistic expectations prevent us from moving forward and can cause irritability, disappointment and disillusionment with the people around us and the processes […]


Be Kind to Yourself

We are always so quick to criticize ourselves and often are our own worst enemies. Here are five ways to cultivate self-compassion: Start and finish the day gently. Give yourself this gift every day. At the end of each day, […]


How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Staying in a comfort zone is much easier for most people than the thought of making changes. It is an easy way out because of the feelings it brings such as safety and security. But if you never venture out […]


Living an Authentic Life

Today I want to talk about living an authentic life and defining your authentic self. “Authentic” can simply be defined as being real or genuine, not fake. The term “Authenticity “is also used in psychology and philosophy and in these […]


The Four Agreements

This week I came across a book by Don Miguel Ruiz called ‘The Four Agreements’ which if practiced daily and integrated into your being promise to create love and happiness in your life. Sounds too simple. But they are in […]


Do You Know What Really Matters to You?

Mark Twain said “I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life; the problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.” This is one of the biggest dilemmas of the […]


A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

There is no greater person who has inspired the whole world in his quest for peace than Nelson Mandela. The world is mourning the loss of the greatest leader of all time, a man who taught people the true meaning […]


Developing Self-Awareness

The key to change is learning how to become self-aware. Self –awareness is” the capacity for introspection and the ability to recognize oneself as an individual separate from the environment and from other individuals.” Self-awareness is having a clear perception […]