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My Awakening

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anaïs Nin My awakening was not instantaneous, I did not find nirvana and I still don't know the meaning of life. I'm not looking for them either. Instead, it...

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Global Identities: Who Are We Now?

Global Identities: Who Are We Now?

Eckhart Tolle calls it our inherited dysfunction. Ancient religions have referred to it as our collective madness. I’m sure that regardless of political opinion, many of us could agree that certain world events, such as Brexit, are perfect examples of how the world is...

Midlife Crisis or Awakening?

Midlife Crisis or Awakening?

There are so many misconceptions and stigmas around midlife & quarter-life crises, we all experience them and yet many people still have an overwhelming sense that something must be wrong with them. There is nothing wrong with you! At its heart, a crisis is a...

The World Needs Your Love, Not Your Anger

The World Needs Your Love, Not Your Anger

Like many people around the world, I have been distressed by the news in Australia and all around the world recently. I was so upset and frustrated because I didn’t know what I can do to help beyond sending donations or signing petitions. Sometimes it can all feel too...

Spiritual Blindspots: Materialism

Spiritual Blindspots: Materialism

It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that because you declare yourself spiritual, that you are therefore a virtuous being in every way. But that is of course a complete fallacy. Being spiritual is a process of continual growth and if we were already perfect in...

The Loneliness of Awakening

The Loneliness of Awakening

One of the most difficult challenges of becoming more spirituality awakened, in my experience, is the feeling of isolation that arises when you realise how many people in your immediate life you can no longer relate to. All human beings crave connection with others,...

The Instagram Traveller

The Instagram Traveller

I wonder about instagram travellers who spend their lives hop scotching the world to collect the same photos of themselves at the same places everyone else has been. While it may seem to many that this lifestyle is one that symbolises success, I see a hollowness of...

What Camera To Buy For Everyday Use

What Camera To Buy For Everyday Use

As a professional photographer, I frequently get asked for advice on what camera to buy, most particularly for every day use. We have come to the point in technological advancement where you don't need to get expensive, big cameras in order to take beautiful photos....

Eco-Friendly Urban Garden Design

Eco-Friendly Urban Garden Design

We live in Islington and have a small back garden that needed a serious overhaul after turning into a bit of a jungle over the years. The grass was struggling to grow and most of the ground was just mud. We specifically wanted a garden that would be low maintenance...

Do You Value Your Time?

Do You Value Your Time?

Hands up if you feel that between work and domestic household management, there’s no time left for you? These days the demands and distractions of city life mean that more and more people are feeling like there is nothing left for themselves. Life can easily...

The Pressure of Passion

The Pressure of Passion

In a world where we are constantly told that you should follow your passion, where we equate it with success and/or happiness, it can feel exhausting to be constantly told that you can achieve anything if you just set your mind to it and work really hard. I believe...

Solo Travel for Independent Women

Solo Travel for Independent Women

Travelling on your own need not be daunting or dull. In fact, it can be liberating, exhilarating and is the perfect way to gain confidence and discover more about yourself. In a time when career breaks and independent single women are becoming an...

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