Fear. It seems to seep in more with age. This was my observation during a recent conversation. While the empirical evidence for this statement may be lacking, research indicates that fear and anxiety levels have risen in recent years. Certainly fear has its place in keeping us safe, however many people live in a near constant state of fear.
I have to admit that it’s been a while since I read, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. To be honest I don’t recall finishing it but I do recall being confused. Was I confused because I didn’t know much about motorcycles or did the book cross my path too early on my journey to ‘zendom’? It was probably a combination of both.
Valentine’s Day is a day when love reigns, at least in principle. More widely associated with chocolates and roses than the saints for whose feast day we are meant to commemorate, Valentine’s Day has become a cash cow for many businesses around the world.
At the start of a new year people around the globe use the occasion to create new year’s resolutions. They see this time as a symbolic re-birthing of their hopes and aspirations. There are numerous tips and words of advice on how to successfully attain your resolutions. One that makes a lot of sense is, start small with what it is you would like to achieve.
I recently celebrated my 50th birthday. When people learn my age, they are surprised at my youthful appearance. I’ve been told so many times that I don’t look my age that I’m reluctant to mention it, not because I’m ashamed of my age but because others have such a hard time believing it.
This month, Karen Gay, holistic health practitioner, discusses the need to balance male and female energies