personal development

In a World of Problems, Solutions have The Greatest Value

Posted on: 4th October 2021

  Dead fish go with the flow. Living fish push against it. For some, life is a series of problems. For others, problems are an occasional blight on the landscapes of a beautiful life. Regardless of who we are and what our experience is, problems in the wider field of society tend to ricochet and...
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Where does change begin?

Posted on: 8th September 2016

” I would change nothing in my life if it meant not being here now.” When such words are spoken with integrity that can only come with stating a very personal truth, when there is no falter in speech, no withdrawing or hesitancy, the implication is that we have arrived at a place of peace...
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How our past lives in our present.

Posted on: 10th August 2016

“You live through that little piece of time that is yours, but that piece of time is not only your life, it is the summing-up of all the other lives that are simultaneous with yours… What you are is an expression of history.” – Robert Penn Warren, World Enough and Time You are more than...
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Inheritance.

Posted on: 13th February 2016

When we’re still young, many of us are determined to be different from our parents. We say we’ll never make our children suffer. But when we grow up we tend to behave just like our parents, and we make others suffer because, like our ancestors, we don’t know how to handle the energies we’ve inherited....
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Accept yourself.

Posted on: 15th October 2015

Most of the time the things you need will conflict – you will want love and you will also yearn for independence; you will want stability and you will dream of adventure; you will want one person and you will also want the world. Do not resist this, do not apologize for it, do not...
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Growing up never ends.

Posted on: 11th April 2015

“Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It would never occur to us, unless we stumbled on a book or a person who explained to us, that we were in...
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Zen and The Art of Life Maintenance

Posted on: 11th March 2015

“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. Life is about what you are made of, not the circumstances.” – Zita Each and every one of us is a composite of things we do and do not do. Those things define our actions and how we formulate our thoughts into actions. Sometimes...
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Mindful March.

Posted on: 3rd March 2015

“When you are not fully yourself, living truly in your present moment, you lose everything” Zita Mindfulness: Buddhism without the spiritual bits. It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you...
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How to create the life you want.

Posted on: 10th January 2015

“I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.” Van Gogh It does not matter what your race, religion or background is, one thing is a given, your intention is to create a wonderful life for yourself and perhaps for your family too. The difficulty that some people find in...
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