Category Archive: All About You

International Day of Yoga 2017

Oprah Winfrey says: ‘There is no doing without being first. Being – your presence, your connection to yourself and that which is greater than yourself – is far more important than what you… Continue reading

A bowl full of mac ‘n’ cheese

Hi everyone. It has been a while since I have written; and if you have read any of my work, you will know that I rarely ‘blog’ about myself. But having moved to… Continue reading

Trump and Khan: which tower are you standing in?

What’s going on with this world so divided? There are two twin towers which one are you in have you decided? Are you with Trump who wants a ban on Muslims in the… Continue reading

Life lessons on how to achieve when you put your mind to it

You may have heard of Tony Robbins. He’s a motivational speaker who proves you can control your mind to the point where you are able to walk on fire without burning your feet.  I took part in… Continue reading

Broken your ‘New Year’s resolutions’ already? Don’t worry they were meaningless

The New Year is a time when people generally create a list of to-do’s, changes they want to make to their lives, and adopt the saying ‘new year, new me’. But it is… Continue reading

Is being heterosexual out fashion?

In June, more than 26 million people placed a rainbow flag over their Facebook profile pictures to ‘celebrate’ Pride and show their support of same-sex marriage. Also in June, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known… Continue reading

Train Ramblings: a poem

I am writing a poem, but where to begin? Start from the outside and work my way in? A head full of hair, golden brown, Strong eyes, small nose, full lips all my… Continue reading

What will the new government do for me?

A new government is in power. What will it do for me? How deprived or prosperous will I be thanks to Prime Minister David Cameron? I studied at a state school during the… Continue reading

Sleeping on the streets

As a journalist, I feel I have a duty to inform and educate people. But as a person, I feel I have a duty and responsibility to educate myself; particularly on matters that… Continue reading

How to crawl effectively

Vulnerability is sometimes viewed as a negative emotion. It reveals to us a side we cannot completely control; it exposes us to others. With competition high, we cannot afford to be or even… Continue reading

I am afraid of the dark

‘I am afraid of the dark’ is a common sentence children say. Why are they scared? Is it the monsters under their bed? Is it the fear of the unknown? You may think… Continue reading

Mortality and immortality in the modern world

Does it scare you that life will continue once you have left it? A thought sometimes difficult to live with is the contradiction of one’s own mortality and immortality. We know we are… Continue reading

Stop in your tracks

Look at the picture above. Let’s say the stones are metaphorical of your inner emotions, desires, and dreams. Do you see the horizontal, wooden panels that resemble the steps of a ladder? The… Continue reading

Chemical Reaction: One Minute Read

The body experiences many chemical reactions. These are often called emotions. Anger is a common emotion. Sometimes we feel angry when somebody jumps the queue because it is a pure injustice. Sometimes we… Continue reading

Stargazing

If my neighbour peered out of her window right now, she would think I am crazy, But I am doing what one should experience at least once in one’s life; I am star-gazing.… Continue reading

The Joy in Journey

When walking in a forest, parts of the path are smooth. But some parts have rocks that cause us to stumble and fall. We endure cuts and grazes but while walking along the… Continue reading

What would you attempt to do if failure was not an option?

Tick tock on the clock. Two weeks until the deadline. A blank document awaits 5000 words; a pile of books filled with thoughts are waiting to be opened, analysed and critiqued; and the… Continue reading

Why letting go of your ego is fundamental to your Being.

Sigmund Freud believes that the id is the irrational, even Dionysian, component of our nature which contains our inner-most unconscious desires. The super-ego is the part that controls and heeds these desires so… Continue reading

The Roots of Success

When we plant a seed, the sky provides water and light, thus the flower grows and provides aesthetic beauty for us humans and pollen for the bees.  If we did not have flowers,… Continue reading

The Jar – Happy New Year!

Right now this jar is empty. In 2013, every time I do something exciting or achieve something, I will write it on a piece of paper and put it in this jar. I… Continue reading