Finding joy in simple actions

A friend of mine asked me the other day why I haven’t been updating my blog recently. The truth is I discovered the new (or rediscovered the old?) dimension of joy – the joy of simple things and actions. I always thought that I didn’t like cooking, cleaning, washing up, food shopping etc. I would…

You Can’t Run Away From Yourself

I’m sure we all have used the phrase “You cannot run from yourself”, but do we really know what it means? Do we understand its deep and profound meaning? Wherever you go, you carry your “I” with you. Do you feel dissatisfied with a city, village, country you live in? With work you do? With…

Trees, Sky And Light Or The Healing Power of Nature

I love trees. They hold a very special energy of love and healing. The are my friends. I can hear their whispers whenever I pass by – they are calling me to stop by and say hello. I listen and I stop. I come close and stand on their strong roots, I put my hand…

Dealing With Limiting Beliefs

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will control your life and you will call it fate. – Carl Jung A limiting belief is a false belief that a person acquires as a result of making an incorrect conclusion about something in life. For example a person could acquire a limiting belief about his ability…

When I Loved Myself Enough…

A couple of years ago a dear friend of mine gave me a beautiful little book full of love and wisdom – When I Loved Myself Enough by Kim McMillen with Alison McMillen. It is a treasure – make a gift for yourself and get this wonderful book! Here are some quotes, to inspire and…

I caught a thought! (Or how to raise your frequency)

I have previously written about the connection between our thoughts, emotions and health. It has been proven by various researches that our health is linked to our thoughts and emotions. Someone who is truly happy and loving is likely to be much healthier than someone who is stressed, anxious or angry all the time. But…

A Lesson On Trust And Acceptance

When I arrived in Hanoi I didn’t like it at first. I was so looking forward to changing my life and leaving behind the exhausting rat race lifestyle and my boring office job, but here I was – feeling dissatisfied. I saw everything around me through a fog of expectations and mental exhaustion. It took…

How talking to you body can help you heal

Our body is a universe in its own right. It has its own amazing intelligence, which we cannot even understand. Breathing, blood circulation, production of hormones, digestion, distribution of energy to vital organs, renewal of cells… How do we even do that?! We tend to take our body and its incredible abilities for granted and…

Embrace Your Sexuality

I grew up in a society where sex was a taboo topic for a long time. There was no sex! When I was in my teens the situation had changed but the old conservative views remained – sex was a sin. I could also never understand why when men had a lot of lovers it…

The Power of Gratitude

I am grateful for this beautiful day. I am grateful for my family and friends. I am grateful for who I am and what I have. I am grateful for love. I am grateful for beauty. I am grateful for miracles. I am grateful for mysteries and magic of life. I am grateful for all…