In the western world, many of us are so well fed, looked after, medically treated and rich, that my peers and I will live at least 25 years longer than we thought we would. I’m turning 100 – not anytime soon, but in half a century I will, definitely. Read More
What has this year had in store for you? What are 2018’s highlights when you look back? What do you want to take with you into 2019? What do you choose to leave behind?
2018 was a great year for me. From the start of it, I joined Read More
When I returned to looking at my two computer screens for at least six hours per working day after a holiday in Far North Queensland, I wanted to keep the peace and calm of the holidays with me, and not get caught up in, and overwhelmed by the massive workload that awaited me. Read More
When I grew up I was taught to always follow my heart. This felt like perfect advice. And I followed my heart, or so I thought. As I believed I was listening to what my heart told me, what I really followed were my emotions. Read More
Professionally caring for the well-being of others, I consciously have to action caring for myself. Early this month I began a little project: for my own well-being, I make a drawing a day. I relax when I draw. For thirty minutes to an hour, I focus on shape and colour; on emptiness and space. Drawing is a silent process. It is like meditating. Read More
I have been Doing a lot lately. I managed a relocation from Sydney to Canberra in March. I furnished a new house. I’ve familiarised myself with a new environment. I have studied hard to finish a HR Management course in April.
I was in the Doing for a long time. Read More
The day before yesterday I received the news: ‘Congratulations on completing your Diploma of Human Resources Management!’ Read More
I live in Canberra now. I love it. The streets are wide. The air is fresh. The landscape is natural. The colours are brown, grey, green and light blue. My village is small. I went grocery shopping yesterday and was loving the smaller scale of everything here, compared to Sydney. Read More
Two years ago I attended a retreat with the German-Canadian thinker-writer-speaker Eckhart Tolle. I like to look back on it and see what of it I have forgotten that can inspire me again today.