Monthly Archives: April 2012

Day of Disaster

Today was a disaster! For my newish research job, it is my task to go through a complicated procedure of taking a participants measurements (such as height, BMI, blood pressure…), having them fill out questionnaires, randomising them into a group … Continue reading

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Why does there have to be a path?

Perhaps I am always to be a Searcher, a Journeyer. Most people I know seem to have found their path. I don’t mean that they have arrived at their destination, but they are sure of their path. They are teachers, … Continue reading

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Week 36: Drop Makeup/Add Writing

About a fortnight ago, I felt as if my life had suddenly spun out of control, and I was scared and baffled. I felt exhausted, I felt stressed and I felt anxious. I even felt depressed. I would go to … Continue reading

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Just a quote

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of someone else’s life with perfection. ~ The Bhagavad Gita I came across this quote this evening and it struck a chord with me. Especially as … Continue reading

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Thoughts From the Yoga Mat

Don’t laugh. Don’t laugh! Dontlaughdontlaughdontlaugh!! It is my first ever yoga class – “Yoga for the Mind”. I am lying on my yoga mat in the warm yoga studio, lights dim. Eight other class members are also lying down, focusing … Continue reading

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Week 35 Review: It’s Time to Relax!!

It is Saturday of the Easter long weekend. I have been out every day in the week. It has been busy and momentous, with some new things tried, a choir concert and the birth of my sister’s second child. It … Continue reading

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When the child starts worrying about the parent.

I remember one day, in the year before her death, Mum had been put on medication that made her light-headed and she had a fall. I heard the thud and ran into the room, to see her lying on her … Continue reading

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