How to Make Every Working Day a Joyous One

My friend was in tears. Her friend, whom I had met only once briefly, had died after a long and hard struggle with breast cancer.

“She was so beautiful and talented, it seems such a waste!” Megan cried. And of course it was. I reminded Megan of what her friend had said, just days before she passed away: “Never make it a labour, only make it a joy”. Continue reading

Who’s Running Your Life, You or Your Circumstances?

Assuming YOU’D rather be in charge of your life than your circumstances, then ‘noticing’ is a crucial skill to develop. Thoughts and feelings you’re unaware of will run your life for you unless you notice them, and sometimes even the ones you notice will dominate unless you put yourself in charge of them! Cultivating the part of yourself that is more detached and can observe or witness your thoughts and feelings is crucial to you being in charge. Continue reading