Category Archives: Just how alive are you


Rest. So important for everyone, introverts even more so. I don’t think I know anyone who thinks they get enough. I wonder whether it’s the quantity or the quality that I need to adjust. David Whyte looks at what resting is and writes beautifully about stages of rest.   I wonder how far through the […]

Could kindness be the way?

Fiona Robyn, published novelist, psychotherapist, creativity coach and blogger at Writing Our Way Home extended an invitation to join her in a celebration of kindness.   As a practiser of ¬†nonviolent communication¬†and lover of all things kind, in and out of work, I enthusiastically agreed to join in.       This is what arrived […]

Miracles for 2012

      Hello. How are you today? A pleasurific day I hope?     Now, before I reveal the big, big news, did you read The Pleasure Manifesto last week? And did you have an answer to the question? THE question. The one about the rest of your life and how it’s going to […]

Russell puts the pleasure back

Whether you’re a fan of the man or not, Russell Grant is a fantastic example of someone who has put the pleasure back in his life. And I am a huge fan of that.   He asked himself what was missing in his life and got the answer. Music, dance and drama. Here’s an article […]

Needs met, the easy way.

Equality Are we equal? You and I? Can you answer that now? Is it an unequivocal yes, as in ‘all men (mankind) are created equal’ or do you need to know some things about me before you can decide? What is it that would help you decide whether we’re equal? How many good deeds I […]