I am love – A wedding vow

Some say I can fly on the wind, yet I haven’t any wings. Some have found me floating on the open sea, yet I cannot swim. Some have felt my warmth on cold nights, yet I have no flame. And though you cannot see me, I lay between two lovers at the hearth of fireplaces. I am the twinkle in your … [continue]

A Course in Miracles Made Easy by Alan Cohen (ACIM) – review by Niki Turner

I am chuffed with this book. I have struggled with parts of the original thick books. I have the regular ACIM book as well as the teachers guide and the workbook neatly on the top of my bookshelf where they collect dust for most of the year until I have the urge to read a […]

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Breathing meditation

Mindful Breathing Meditation – 7 Minutes Use this meditation twice daily to develop better focus, attention and a greater overall sense of clarity and calm over time. Mindfulness is the practice of awareness of the present moment, enabling us to disassociate with notions of past and future that trigger rumination and stress. With mindful breathing […]

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Dealing with feelings quote

It is really important that as human beings we develop our capacity to deal with our thoughts and emotions in a way that isn’t a struggle, in a way that embraces them and is with them and is able to learn from them. —Susan David Harvard Medical School

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Think before you speak (quote)

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” ― Ambrose Bierce

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Bob Marley quote

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.” ― Bob Marley

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Cath Kidston colouring book (review by niki turner)

I bought this book for my son’s girlfriend as a birthday gift and we sat on Sunday and both coloured in a page from the book which was really nice. The book is amazing and so true to the whole Cath Kidston theme. The familiar patterns are displayed in the front of the book in […]

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World of Cats: Adult Coloring Book by by Cindy Elsharouni (reviewed by Niki Turner)

I bought this book because I like the unusual style of the author of this colouring book. It is quirky and unique and the cats are all different breeds. The pages are white and printed in black. The pages are not perforated so you would need to be cautious tearing the pages out of the […]

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The Aging Proposition: Take Care of Your Body and Mind and Live Youthfully After Age 50 (Book review)

I hadn’t actually intended to buy this kindle copy but it popped up as a suggested choice so I took that as a sign that this may be a relevant book for me to be reading. I am thrilled that I did as it is amazing. I am over 50 years old (52 and a […]

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7 Ups for friendship

7 Ups For Friendship 1. Open Up. Be honest, open and candid (tempered with kindness). 2. Stand Up. For your friends, whether they are there or not. 3. Put Up. Give your friend the freedom to be imperfect (like you!). 4. Speak Up. Say what you feel; be generous with sincere (public/private) praise. 5. Show […]

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