This meditation appeared in my mind after writing last week's post, Breaking Up With My Spiritual Guru, and I felt an strong desire to share it with you. I have come to realise that it is so important to take stock of your beliefs, and examine them to see whether they actually serve you and … Continue reading Meditation For Examining Your Beliefs
Breaking up with my spiritual guru was not easy. I feel like I am having to start the process of discovery and self-identity all over again. I have to take each of my beliefs and examine them clearly to see if they are the bricks I want to build my life with. It is uncomfortable and part of me wishes to run and bury my face in Doreen’s skirts, but I also recognise this as an incredible opportunity for growth and adventure.
I want to talk about belief, and the loss of belief, because I think that this can be one of the scariest and most difficult things to endure. Beliefs, whether secular, religious, New Age or whatever, are the corner stone of our conscious lives. They inform our thoughts, actions, interactions and our choices. They can … Continue reading Why Losing Belief Isn’t Always Bad
This book provoked a lot of reflection in me, not least because I was reading it whilst also on my own soulful adventure. It covers Liz Gilbert's journey to heal her emotional pain and depression, discovering new and wonderful things about herself, finding friendships and love in the process, as she spends a year living and travelling around … Continue reading Book Review: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
What can I say about this book other than it is AH-MAZING. Few voices have resonated with me so well as Lucy Sheridan and Jo Westwood's. Perhaps it is because they are young British women who thoroughly understand our generation's needs, but I really felt like they were speaking to me. In this fast-paced modern … Continue reading Book Review: #HigherSelfie by Lucy Sheridan & Jo Westwood
I felt very drawn to reading this book and intuitively knew that it could be a massive help on my journey inwards. But, curiously, I experienced some strong internal resistance at certain points whilst I was reading it. I realised after a while that it was the fearful side of me that was trying to put up … Continue reading Book Review: Spirit Junkie by Gabrielle Bernstein