As of 2pm tomorrow afternoon, I will be unable to communicate electronically or telephonically for five days. It will probably sting for a while but I’ll get used to it fairly quickly. I know this because I managed to survive without my iPhone/iPad/Macbook for eight whole days last year. No surfing the web, no texting, no emails, no Facebook, no Tumblr, no Twitter, no Pinterest, no iPlayer - … [Read more...] about What would you do without your 21st-century toys?
Yesterday’s history, tomorrow’s a mystery, today’s a gift - that’s why they call it the present. You may have heard that one before and it might seem a bit of a cliche but it’s worth looking into what that really means in practice. It’s all about freeing ourselves from the past, not worrying about the future and living in the moment. How does that work, though? How do you live in the moment? … [Read more...] about Always touched by your presence, dear
Living from the heart is a metaphor that we all seem to instinctively understand. But what does it mean in practice? According to Doc Childre, founder of the Institute of HeartMath (www.heartmath.org), heart-based living refers to all intentions and actions that express qualities of heart in daily life. These qualities can include appreciating or caring for others, expressing kindness to … [Read more...] about The power of a coherent heart