In the age of Social Media, is the fear of rejection keeping us from genuine friendships?

I have a love-hate relationship with Social Media. On the one hand, I realize how toxic Facebook, Twitter and their comrades can be. On the other, used correctly Social Media can be a tool to help us grow spiritually, mentally and emotionally. In this ever-speeding society, Social Media can help us keep in touch. It … Continue reading In the age of Social Media, is the fear of rejection keeping us from genuine friendships?

Learn to be more #mindful with a free online tool – #Instagram

Have you checked me out on Instagram? Not? I've been finding this Social Media platform most useful. Although I must confess, when I first joined I did so solely that I can 'online stalk' someone there too. I mean that (online stalking) in the most positive light of those two words. Cause let's face it; … Continue reading Learn to be more #mindful with a free online tool – #Instagram

April , April, it will do as it will

One of my teachers in school had her birthday on April first. She was a well-loved woman, already quite old by the time I had gotten there. Being as it was her birthday some of the kids decided to give her a gift. It was also the ideal opportunity to prank the poor ol’ lady. … Continue reading April , April, it will do as it will

12 Days of it does not need to be perfect – Is the pursuit of perfection blocking your creative blogging outlet?

On the 12th day of Christmas …, oh wait Christmas is over! So is 2016. Wait I think I missed the gap to put up my New Year’s resolutions. But before January completely ticks by and I like totally miss that too … Writing consistently, keeping a blog supplied with regular content is not as … Continue reading 12 Days of it does not need to be perfect – Is the pursuit of perfection blocking your creative blogging outlet?

Let’s talk about #Politics, you, me and dancing – baby. Let’s talk about . . .

In the one corner, we have that dude with the fake hair. You know whom I’m talking about it’s the guy who invented the word “fired”. It’s no other than Mister Donald Trump. The crowd cheers as he turns to wave, or are they booing him off? In the other corner, we have Miss former … Continue reading Let’s talk about #Politics, you, me and dancing – baby. Let’s talk about . . .

Arrive Alive: 13 Tips to keep you safe on the road

Every weekday, I drive a stretch of road that adds up to about 30 kilometers (roughly 19 miles). If you total in the factor that in 2014 (the last time they did one of those survey study things) the country I live in, was the worst rated for road accident fatalities in the world – … Continue reading Arrive Alive: 13 Tips to keep you safe on the road

Welcome to an imperfect world. And that’s okay …

I love tomatoes. My husband, not such a big fan. Guess what? We still live in the same house. We hug and kiss, a lot. Sometimes I drive past a house in my neighborhood and see it painted in some ghastly pink color. Guess what? I don’t go throwing the house with mud or shooting … Continue reading Welcome to an imperfect world. And that’s okay …

Time to say goodbye

Say what you say. Do not be afraid. Afraid. A lullaby to the tune of Andrea Botticelli and Sarah Brightman's duet: “Time to say goodbye” has been stuck on repeat in my mind. “Say what you say. Do not be afraid. Afraid” is however not part of the lyric. Has my mind suddenly turned into … Continue reading Time to say goodbye

Is Amazon really the place we should be buying our digital books?

Amazon is the Internet equivalent of fictions Lord Voldemort. As of late, many authors have complained about the bad treatment received by Amazon. I can’t claim the title author. I claim the title reader and consumer and it is from this point of view that I approach this subject. A few years back I purchased … Continue reading Is Amazon really the place we should be buying our digital books?

X is for X-Factor. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness

No need for earplugs. I am not about to burst out in song. This is not that X-Factor. X-Factor. That special something that someone has that makes them stand out from the crowd. What is this elusive X? When you look at the basic principles of wellness, you may note that one of them is … Continue reading X is for X-Factor. #AtoZChallenge on #Wellness