Benefits of Meditation in our New World

There’s no question the last few months have been difficult as we adjusted to a new way of living. Social media and news sites were flooded with statistics and numbers of COVID cases. Exposure to such information can be overwhelming which has led to an increase in depression and mental illness. I have done my best to avoid reading the latest speculation and alternative news reports which used to pop up in my social media newsfeed. The one thing that has allowed me to switch off and refocus is dedication to my meditation practice each day. Continue reading “Benefits of Meditation in our New World”

Changing Perceptions

As we grow older our perceptions of people, places, things and the world change. You start to see that things are not as they were taught. When you were young, you depended on the adult figures in your life to teach you about the world. You believed them because they were the people you grew up to believe, such as: teachers, parents, doctors, police officers and so on. At the time you did not understand those teachings were based upon their own perceptions of the world. Perceptions that they learned from their adult figures. Continue reading “Changing Perceptions”

How to Have a Happy and Healthy Halloween

As Australia continues to embrace the American tradition, known as Halloween,  the day where children visit their neighbours and receive candies, lollies, chocolates and other sugary treats.  While this may seem innocent on the face of it, many children also end their Halloween celebrations with a trip to the dentist or local doctor. Perhaps even having a close call with tooth decay and diabetes. Continue reading “How to Have a Happy and Healthy Halloween”

Books can improve your social life and stimulate your brain

This weekend in Adelaide is the Jaipur Literary Festival (JLP), where authors showcases their latest works. The JLP rounds out the annual Oz Asia festival and provides a look into stories about culture and lives of people told through the eyes of a writer. It is not only an entertaining weekend, but one of learning through storytelling. Continue reading “Books can improve your social life and stimulate your brain”