Are there things you try to practice daily to live a more sustainable lifestyle? I think the most important thing to sustain for a human is their physical and mental health. A balanced healthy person makes sound decisions that impact the world and the people around them in positive ways. Look after yourself with respect […]
Describe one simple thing you do that brings joy to your life. Stretching. That first morning stretch. The yawn. Yoga Challenging myself and achieving my goal “The mind once stretched around a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions “ Ralph Waldo Emmerson Stretching mentally? physically and emotionally – it all feels so good.
Do you practice religion? What’s the old one about love? Jesus didn’t practice religion, he practiced love Buddha didn’t practice religion, he practised love I don’t practice religion either I try really hard, to practice love ❤️
Do you remember life before the internet? Ahhhhhh yes when curiosity took longer to satisfy And eyes just stared into space When we more connected and knew what a person was like only by what they showed us in the moment Which means we didn’t know much at all, except what was important When we […]
Do you have any collections? I collect insults and criticisms Great quotes and witticisms Wishing all the while That an idea would stick as well They appear in my head Right before I go to bed And by morning they have all flown
What is the legacy you want to leave behind? I would like to leave ideas and inspiration in the minds of my children. I would like to leave love and reassurance that they can draw on long after I am gone. Other than that, nothing, I will simply lapse back I to the mystery where […]
How do you feel about cold weather? I feel cold in my fingers Cold in my toes I feel splinters from the firewood Warm cheeks when the fire glows Cold cheeks when I turn to face the southerly wind Warmth on my shoulders, like a hug from a dear friend – when the sun is […]
Have you ever broken a bone? Yes, my left wrist. My friend and I were leap frogging bar stools in a pub when I was about 19. My sister who was with me at the time, was a nurse and she knew from the bump and the pain I was complaining about – that it […]
How do you balance work and home life? By walking out of one room and into another. I work from home. It can be a challenge to switch hats sometimes, so a small ritual cup of tea in the sunshine creates a path to my other self.
What sacrifices have you made in life? I have made so many sacrifices, time, energy, career of my own, I’ve given away things to pay bills when I was younger, so many sacrifices. But most of those choices have been worth it so perhaps they are better termed “investments in relationships”. There is a sacrifice […]