As the champagne bubbles fade and a new year is born, it is time to reassess what our goals will be for the year ahead. The new year is a good time for re-assessing your career is on the right path. A time to make sure that what you do makes you happy and drives you to achieve every day. Imagine your career is like a Christmas present. When you unwrap it does it give you a sense of purpose, drive your passion and give you a nice life? Or do you feel disappointed, disengaged and long for something more.? If you answered yes to the latter, it is time to reassess your goals and put yourself back on the path which makes you happy. Continue reading “A New Year – Stocktake your Career”
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”
In this new monthly series, I will be preparing a beginners guide to visiting popular destinations to allow you to fully enjoy your travel experience around the world. When I first started travelling I found it hard to locate authentic, real life accounts of what the country I wanted to visit was really like.
Since then I have created my own formula for researching a destination to ensure I am as prepared as much as possible. Of course, there will always be a few surprises and unexpected encounters along the way. But if you are armed with as much information as possible, you will be able to handle many challenges thrown at you along the way.
The most important skills to have when travelling are flexibility, an open mind and understanding to expect the unexpected.
This will allow you to experience something truly wonderful on your journey.
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Solo travel. Scary for some. Freedom for others. For those whom embrace it, find out just how enjoyable and liberating it can be travel on your own. First of all, the decisions are all yours. Travel wherever you want and how you want. There is no-one to tell you what to do. Continue reading “An Independent Traveller”
Whenever you walk into a room or social event to introduce yourself, what is the first question you ask? Chances are hte question will be along the lines of “what do you do?”. The answer will no doubt set the scene for how you respond. Continue reading “You Are What You Do (or are you?)”
Each year it’s reported that we spend billions of dollars on Christmas, most people using credit cards to fund those purchases. However, in a couple of days’ time those purchases more than often end up in the cupboard never to be used again. A tangible item may seem like a quick, last minute gift at Christmas time; but how long will happiness and satisfaction last? Continue reading “The Gift of Happiness”
A Mykonos sunset is a must see event. It is what I call the greatest show on earth. I have never witnessed a more perfect sunset than that of when I visit the Greek Islands. More specifically, Little Venice on the island of Mykonos.
Continue reading “The Greatest Show on Earth”
It is the end of another year. One that has been eventful for all the wrong reasons on a global scale. As the world events continue to escalate year after year, Christmas becomes a time for reflection and prayer. No matter the culture or how the holidays are celebrated, all many people want is peace and happiness. Continue reading “My Grown Up Christmas List”