I belong

I belong

Earlier in the year I read through my personal journals of the past 20 years. The yearning to belong was a theme that ran like a deep current under the waves of life that I tried to surf. On reflection I realised that the times when the waves felt like it was crushing...
What is touch?

What is touch?

What is touch? What are the various ways that I can experience touch? These are the questions I’m reflecting on in this period of social distancing and being in lock-down on my own. What I’m missing the most is being able to touch another human body and being touched...
Touched by a gorilla

Touched by a gorilla

I can’t remember when my fascination with Gorillas started but the movie “Gorillas in the Mist” definitely contributed to that.  I only recently read the book (with the same name) by Dian Fossey on which the move was based. In the book she shares 13 years of...
Connecting to your inner wildness

Connecting to your inner wildness

We all have an inner wild woman or man living inside of us. That part of us that wants to be free, spend time in nature and connect with animals. Yet, in the busyness of life we tend to neglect that aspect of ourselves. Instead of running or meandering freely in the...
Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

It has been seven months since my last blog. Writing this blog reminds me of the moment when we broke the silence on the 10th day of a Vipassana silent retreat that I attended recently. At the retreat noble silence is maintained for ten days which means that you don’t...
Inner Current

Inner Current

The sea has a powerful current let it move you let it stir parts of your soul that you have forgotten.   Allow it to come to the surface and surprise you.   You are so much more than you think. Stop thinking, stop limiting yourself.   Let the inner...

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