See your glass.

From an early age we are told that there are two types of people in this world. Those who see their glass as half full and those who see it as half empty. Many of us strive to be the person who sees their glass as half full. We want to be a positive person. … Continue reading See your glass.

Meditation Snippets – no.1 Tonglen

This series will consist of little meditation snippets which are proven to positively impact, not only you, but your whole day and everyone around you.  The practice of Meditation helps you detach the true nature of self from the ego. If I was to ask you what the mind is, or what your mind in … Continue reading Meditation Snippets – no.1 Tonglen

Don’t be so selfish…be selfish.

Each and every act of kindness, is, to some degree, selfish. All acts from people across the world, come from a place of selfishness, but this isn't a bad thing. On a whole, the word selfish is used to insult others, to push them to question their actions or to simply dent their ego. We … Continue reading Don’t be so selfish…be selfish.

Laura Karimloo

The forest is as invigorating as the mountains empowering. But to be with the ocean, is the greatest healer. To sit and watch the dance of the sea; deep, elemental and free. Is it the breathtaking openness? Or the awe of the boundless power. The yawn of the ocean as it opens its mouth to … Continue reading Laura Karimloo

calm

  Your inner calm your true nature, exposed through the cracks.   Warmth that melts, a simple breath of fresh air to remind you what you're doing here.   Vast nothing complete, whole, giving back what you once stole.   Taking risks, opening up, neither half full or empty cup   Stop searching, reel it … Continue reading calm

Love Thyself.

'Selfish', 'self-absorbed', 'narcisistic' and 'ego driven'; often the responses or feelings highlighted towards the concept of self-love. For many of us self-love is a distant and unimaginable notion, with societies general view on it being a little skewed/completely and utterly wrong. You're not the best person in the world and you certainly aren't better than … Continue reading Love Thyself.

Tall

Ive broken my foot and I've just become small They don't seem to make a wheelchair that's tall You no longer talk to me you just stare or watch Well that's okay I'd just talk to your crotch Pavement  cut outs and slopes are my saviour Steps ,stairs and escalators do me no favours In … Continue reading Tall

The Language Farm

From April to October I would find myself away from the stressors of the modern world, immersed in a place of which nothing else outside it existed. In the heart of Germany a little country of its own has been formed, where the English language is preferred, fires keep you warm at night and technology … Continue reading The Language Farm

Invitations

All my life, I've never been invited. I've been tolerated. I've been allowed. I've been requested. Demands were made of me. But I've never been invited. I would ask to come in. I would invite them. I would offer them, me. Sometimes they'd say no, and I'd be relieved. Sometimes they'd say maybe. Sometimes they … Continue reading Invitations

The sky has all the answers

When days are sad and I feel blue I look up to the sky, To ask so many questions like when, where and why When did this world that we are in begin to get so cold? When did people start to fear that they would not get old? Certain minds are just so cruel … Continue reading The sky has all the answers