Love has many different faces and in some languages it goes by different names. When we speak of love, what do we mean? Love of life and all the wonderful things if offers, love of a significant other and the way they make us feel, love of power and the influence it yields. Do we mean compassion and love for others or the pure bliss and intoxication of love for the Beloved that Rumi, the 13th century Sufi mystic, speaks about
So you're going for it, making change in your life, maybe inching towards a dream. Sure, there are wo-hoo moments, but it can be hard and lonely and downright terrifying too. Save this for next time you're having a wobbler.
We all have 24 hours in a day, but some of us seem to be able to squeeze out every last second in a minute, while others race around trying to get back the minute just gone. The good news is, with a couple of tricks, we can all have the know how to make the most of our time.
Spoiler alert: Fulfillment isn’t a place to get to (though I was in the Maldives once, and that was pretty close). Fulfillment is a place to come from, something you create, preferably daily, and handily, it can be in the teeniest of ways.
A few days into 2016 and you may already be beating yourself up for breaking that New year’s Resolution once again?
The way we treat ourselves is the key to our inner happiness – from which everything else flows.
For many years I had a niggling feeling that I needed to be somewhere else – I just couldn't work out where that elusive place was. I felt frustrated and a bit dizzy trying to figure it out. I knew that if only I could find out where I 'belonged' I'd feel happier, more complete, at peace and I'd be enjoying a vibrant circle of loving friends, and I'd never feel emotionally isolated again. I've moved around a bit over the years, but never found the place I'd been searching for – and yet I still yearned for it. That Utopian place that would be the 'cherry on top' of the cake of my life.
With New Years resolutions surfacing, it can be easy to look forward at this time of year and decide what changes we are going to make to ensure that 2016 is better than 2015. However, before you tip into the promise of a new year, take a moment to reflect on the highlights of 2015.