If you want know how to find your purpose in life, these are the 12 things you need to give up doing. People that have figured out how to find purpose in life are happier, live longer and enjoy more success. Have a look at the things you need to stop doing so you can start to find your purpose. Give up thinking big Start small and find purpose in the little everyday things. The Japanese have something they call Ikigai which is  ‘a reason for being/getting up in the morning’.  Start looking for your Ikigai in things which you already…

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This is an oldie but a goodie. I wanted to develop a new one for you but I am travelling and without a kitchen at the moment. I Hope you enjoy making these. There truly are delicious and a bit different from the regular pancakes. I love the thin pancakes with lemon and sugar too. I remember when my mum would make them. These are good for every day but wishing you a Happy Shrove Tuesday! Ingredients 225g/8oz self raising flour 3 tbsp soft light brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp Cinnamon 2 tsp ground ginger pinch salt…

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Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I go on about the benefits of meditation, how to do it and how much it has changed my life, this is, of course, correct and I am very grateful for its many benefits. I dutifully get up in the morning, shamefully check my Instagram and emails, take a glug of water and then head for a first thing pee. But then I always sit back on the bed, pillows plumped to support my back, eyes closed and go start my morning practice. There are some occasions when I don’t…

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Who are you?  I am a classically trained chef, a model, a mum, a mature First Class Honours Student. I have studied as an actress, a  mechanic, a secretary,  a hypnotherapist, dabbled in interior design and even owned a bakery business. I have been (and still am) so many things. I wanted to write this in response to an Instagram comment which I received yesterday. I won’t name and shame as there is no need for that, but I will give you the gist of what she said. Said person wrote, in a tone unbecoming of a lady that she…

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I woke up this morning in a terrible mood. Maybe it was a bad dream, or possibly me taking on too much of other people’s stuff. Either way, I was in a tiswas when I woke up. I had spent much of the day before working from 6 am until 10 pm and did not feel it had been that productive so that may have added to my mental malaise also. I sat up in bed fighting with the pillows attempting to get comfortable for my 20-minute meditation. Then with my eyes closed I tried my hardest to relax. The…

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