Category Archives: love

To speak or to die? Call Me By Your Name #CMBYN #happiness

Warning. This review contains spoilers. Also I have not read a book, I plan to.  It is one of those movies – it blows your mind. You watch and rewatch it trying to grasp, understand how you got hooked, why … Continue reading

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How has shamanic experience changed my life? Let me see… #happiness #amwriting

Source: Tatler magazine, Jo Bowlby with a shaman in Peru.  It’s almost been a year since I went through a shamanic ritual (I wrote about it here). I still have a one pager where I hungrily have scribbled down key … Continue reading

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Mission self love – does the shoe fit? #happiness

I can’t believe that I have been wearing size 5 shoes for so long while being size 4,5. Once we moved to a place where I had to walk a considerable distance across the country side, I have become aware … Continue reading

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Advice I would give my 20 year old self #happiness

On Quora there are plenty of Q&A along the lines of ‘looking back, what would you advise your 20 year old?’  I think I finally have the answer and it’s not ‘eat less sugar and floss daily’ (though this advice … Continue reading

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For those who loved and lost… ‘Anything worth doing is worth doing badly’

Susan Cain is a bestselling author and co-founder of Quiet Revolution. I mentioned her before on the blog as a person who is making introversion ‘normal’. In one of her recent posts she shared Jack Gilbert’s poem below ‘for those … Continue reading

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Quote of the week #happiness

I watched ‘The Last Shaman’ on Netflix last night and I loved this quote. Stop looking for love elsewhere (in material riches, in other people) – find it in yourself first.

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Where should we begin? Esther Perel’s new podcast on couple therapy #happiness

I found this podcast to be eye opening in many ways and recommend it to anyone grappling with the ‘why’s’ of relationships. Esther provides new perspectives, shares her techniques and asks some tough questions. You can find it on iTunes … Continue reading

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