I am in the same situation that thousands of NHS workers in England face. Choose between having something done to us that we don’t want or possibly loose our job. Personally, feeling forced into something, makes me want it less and I will start to resist. No one likes to feel backed into a corner. [...]
Articles and blogs regarding Awareness, Conscious Awareness and Mindfulness
Victor or Victim
Recently I remembered a conversation I had many years ago. The person I was talking to believed that our past defined who we are now. Their view point caused quite a reaction within me. I did not like it! Surely, we can heal, grow and recover. We are not shackled by our past, or are [...]
If someone is said to lose their temper, it normally refers to someone getting angry. The word, temper means- Noun person's state of mind seen in terms of their being angry or calm. the degree of hardness and elasticity in steel or other metal. Verb improve the hardness and elasticity of (steel or other metal) [...]
Focused to a Point
Different species of animal see in very different ways. As a general rule animals that hunt have eyes that face forward and animals that are prey have their eyes to the side to enable better peripheral view. Cows have almost total 360 degree panoramic vision. They are also able to see colours except red. The [...]
The world we have created is full of distractions. It has left the majority of us with the inability to focus on one single task. In the United Kingdom it is illegal to use mobile phones whilst driving. Even when driving at speed people allow themselves to be distracted by technology. We are addicted to [...]
What Do You Value?
One day I flicked the TV on and the channel happened to be showing a programme on Thai cuisine. The two presenters were helping a family of rice farmers work the rice paddy in the morning and then cook lunch. When lunch time came, everyone stopped work and helped to prepare a delicious and healthy [...]
Let the Right One In
In vampire folklore, vampires cannot enter your house unless invited in or permission is given. Once in, they would suck the victim’s blood, draining them of their life force and energy. This is true with so many other aspects of negativity. Why I write about this is so that we become aware of the negativity [...]
We are taught to forgive those who have wronged us but forgiveness can be hard especially when forgiving is done in the wrong context. Forgiving can be difficult sometimes as it feels that the person who has hurt you is getting away with it. You may feel weak and powerless- A victim. When you truly [...]
Addictions or Reminders?
What if I said, as a society we are all addicted. There are commonly known addictions such as alcoholism, drug addiction and smoking which society deems as bad but there are many socially acceptable addictions. These include junk food, sugar, TV, social media, video games and even stress. They can all be considered a normal [...]
What is your focus?
From an early age I have been interested in and ridden motorbikes. In my mid-twenties I bought a motocross bike and started regularly visiting the local motocross track. I loved the way the bike accelerated, sliding around corners, flying over jumps, the tinny noise of the bike and even the smell of the two stroke’s [...]