Silence is Golden

Silence is Golden

I’ve just come back from a 10-day silent meditation course. I did my first one in 2012, and it was the best thing I have ever done – I don’t say that lightly. I’ve since done five of them, as well as an 8-day course and the odd 1-day course. People often ask me...
Kissing Joy As It Flies

Kissing Joy As It Flies

I just got engaged! For those of you who have known me a while, you will know this has been a looooong time coming. But amazingly, miraculously and magnificently, it finally has. Suddenly the world seems full of sunshine and rainbows – I walk around with a big...
Five Steps To Build A Good Relationship

Five Steps To Build A Good Relationship

When I started blogging, I made the decision not to write about romantic relationships. My love life was pretty much non-existent, and it was an area I felt too vulnerable in to share. I still feel a bit uncomfortable writing about it, if I’m honest. My love life is...
How I Plan To Become A Productivity Ninja

How I Plan To Become A Productivity Ninja

So far, January has felt like an impossibly busy month. After a fairly hectic Christmas break, it seems like there is just SO much to do, and my ‘to-do’ list surfaces in my dreams making me tired and inefficient during the day. When I’m feeling very busy, I start to...
Where is the happiest place to live

Where is the happiest place to live

For as long as I can remember I’ve been going on holiday to Galloway.  It’s in the south west corner of Scotland – a part of the country that’s often ignored as people power up the motorway to Glasgow or Edinburgh and beyond.  My earliest...