Reading from a place

My recent reads have mostly been authors from West Africa. This is mostly due to the fact that I have been based there because of work but also because of accessibility to the books. I thought reading books from a particular region would almost repetitive but I have been pleasantly surprised at the diversity in …

something about lemons…

my learning today is from this quote from Kahlil Gibran - “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”

slow down

Photo by Bess Hamiti on Pexels.com My learning for today is to slow down. Slow down with each activity that I start. I need to get out of bed slowly, ease myself into my day. Walk, don't run. Pause before speaking - think it through. Breathe. Whilst I am doing all of this slowing down, …

learning to learn…

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com My learning today is about self care and acceptance. This quote really sums it up - “Be yourself. Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search or struggle. Just Be.” - Thich Nhat Hanh