Author: Mairi

Let go

Could you be a Chinese farmer?

I love this story. My mind is extremely adept at judging everything, assessing it’s merit or not and thinking it knows what’s going on all the time. When I apply the Chinese Farmer attitude to my life there is an easing up, a relaxing that takes place. I let go of trying to predict all

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The Dalai Lama is showing us how to do Radical Self Care

In the video I’ve posted below the Dalai Lama is showing us how to do Radical Self Care. All of this video is important but what I’d most like you to listen to is the first 2 mins. The title of this video is not the sort that would normally draw me in but for

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Unhitch from Facebook

How to unhitch from Facebook; it’s not as simple as you think.

Deciding to unhitch from Facebook or to break the chains and leave any other social media may not be as simple as you think; be prepared. Fashion a plan I suggest you fashion a plan, an exit strategy which allows for a graceful bowing out. I say this because once you’ve gone, you’ve gone.  You

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Coming Off Facebook

Coming Off Facebook – Awareness, Discomfort, Freedom

The short answer to why I have come off Facebook is rooted in these questions: What is most important to you in your life? What do you value? What are your passions? What brings your life meaning? In a nutshell Facebook was taking me away from what matters most to me in life. Trying to

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Crazy chemical body products and my airport dilemma.

I just got back from holiday and wanted to share something with you. About a year ago I threw away all my personal care products which contained any suspect chemicals at all. Instead of having face cream and seperate body cream I made my own. One item, 3 ingredients, easy peasy. So just before I

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You can’t out run or out numb your feelings

Spot on that woman!     Good and bad emotions Hurrah for Susan David and all the other people out there giving us permission to feel our feelings. Not only have we grouped them into good and bad we then use this hierarchy to judge which we can express and which must be pushed away,

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It happens in nice middle calss families too

It Happens in Nice Middle Class Families Too.

Telling the Truth It has taken me decades to talk about this stuff openly and honestly. To be able to tell my truth without hanging my head in shame. The reason for this is two fold.  Firstly there is the blanket of denial I grew up under and secondly there is what what went on underneath

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Finish What You’ve Started

A New Story Here is a tale about connecting, collaborating and creating something new. To change the world this sort of story is essential. Coming together and sharing creates a space where the new can emerge. Although simple it demonstrates beautifully the synergy of more heads being better than one. During the recent Bookends Festival

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Are you too busy for breakfast?

Are you too busy for breakfast?

I hope not as it’s possibly one of the most important simple things you could do to improve the health of your mind and body. To make it easier I am sharing this very simple breakfast idea with you. It does require a little advance prep but hey, if you can’t find a few minutes once

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A quiet but steadfast revolution is already underway, come and join in.

I believe that few of us are in any doubt now that things HAVE to change, and that those who argue against that are few and far between. Mass suicide Our current trajectory as a human race is going in one direction. Not only have we triggered the sixth mass extinction on earth the craziest

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