Travel journals provide you with a lasting memory of your vacations to refer to over and over again. However, a travel journal is much more than just an account of what you saw, did or ate. Writing a journal is an art and written with all of your senses. Continue reading “Writing a Travel Journal”
A trip to the Art Gallery is more than just an experience in viewing fine art and sculpture. It is an activity in the art of mindfulness. As you walk through an art gallery, take your time and allow yourself to connect with it. Let yourself get lost in the different genres until you find a piece that speaks to you. Continue reading “Mindful Art”
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”
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.
Pictures courtesy of Google Clip Art Gallery
Each year I love attending Writer’s Week because of the variety of authors it attracts and the inspiration they bring. This year’s theme: “the only constant” opened a discussion or us to think about how things changed, or did they? Continue reading “Adelaide Writer’s Week”
While it was not a white Christmas this year, Oxford is still worth braving the crowds and the elements for. It is the perfect long weekend getaway type of city. Oxford has managed to maintain its old world charm of cobbled streets and heritage buildings. Continue reading “A Guide to Oxford”
2020 – the beginning of not only a new year; but a new decade. As the fireworks settle over the city and transform into a new dawn, January 1 is the perfect moment to reflect on the year that was before moving into a new year of exciting challenges and changes. Continue reading “New Year. New Decade. New Life.”
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?)”
You may not realise it, but there are many health benefits from reading books. In an age where we feel the need to be connected through technology and social media, taking a time out with a good book can connect you to yourself. Continue reading “Books for Brain Health”
The start of September signals the beginning of Spring here in Australia. Spring is the time when the flowers start to bloom, baby animals and birds are born. A new life cycle begins. The perfect time to stop, reflect and take a moment for your own self care. Continue reading “The 30 day self care challenge”