Every situation in life in temporary

The title to this post is such an important mantra to remind ourselves of and here I attempt to discuss my understanding of it in this modern day world. A brief Buddha teaching: A raft is useful to cross a river. But to use the raft to cross the river and then carry the raft … Continue reading Every situation in life in temporary

When life stops.

And life does stop, for me anyway, that pause is usually over half terms, Easter, Christmas holidays and the long Summer break. Being a teacher, my mind is driving at a steady 90mph, not healthy and also not a desirable speed. You're right there. Come the holidays, life really does stop for me now. It … Continue reading When life stops.

Knowing what’s good for you.

I know what's good for me, and I am going to assume you know what's good for you too. But, when it comes to love and heartbreak we no longer communicate out of logic or sensibility. I write this post to you because I find myself torn between communicating and not communicating to my ex. Ex … Continue reading Knowing what’s good for you.

Feelings are just visitors.

So let them go? Deep down inside if I let myself admit it, I am holding onto a lot of blame and 'what if's' concerning my behaviour towards my marriage. It's these particular thoughts that challenge my state of mind and balance. When these feelings of sadness, regret, anger, loneliness, doubt and general disappointment wash … Continue reading Feelings are just visitors.

A word on healing.

Hello to you, whoever you are... We will all at some point go through loss. It's inevitable. Unfortunately. Some of you may already know I am going through a divorce, a divorce from my 'other half' of 9 years. I am writing this because I feel full to the brim and I feel the only way … Continue reading A word on healing.