With yourself

Shower mindfully

Have you ever realised that you are in the shower but barely present? I have. I realised that I would soap myself, shampoo and condition my hair, and sometimes even brush teeth while the water is still running. Completely absent from the present moment. Here is a quick guide if you tend to shower unconsciously… Continue reading Shower mindfully

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With others, With yourself

BrenΓ© Brown’s Parenting Manifesto

This isn't just for parents though. The manifesto can be tweaked to suit all kinds of close relationships. It is a reminder that being vulnerable and authentic in our close relationships is fundamental to forming true connections. We can build others up by building ourselves up. We can teach our loved one to love themselves… Continue reading BrenΓ© Brown’s Parenting Manifesto

With food, With yourself

Eating to escape

I own the terrible feelings that I feel in my body, mind and soul and I let them be. Somehow, allowing them to surface, instead of keeping them repressed, makes them go away. When I allow the murky, overwhelming and unpleasant feelings the room to make themselves known, I have learnt that overtime, they become… Continue reading Eating to escape

With yourself

You are beautiful!

I was walking in a mall recently and this roadshow sales lady came up to me and told me to try her skin care products and that it would brighten my skin. That was her opening line! A lot of thing came up after that encounter with her. I was reminded of all the times… Continue reading You are beautiful!

With food, With yourself

Enough by Geneen Roth

"Since I dont allow myself to savour, what I already have, I always want more." - Geneen Roth I have spent my whole life thinking about decluttering and it is an ongoing battle for me. The truth is, I own more things than I need. And as a first step to simplifying my room (and… Continue reading Enough by Geneen Roth