Understanding the Ego – making light of our shadow self

The same fire that cooks food and comforts with warmth can torch the hand that holds it. Awareness is a gift that human consciousness has blessed us with. This gift has the capacity to bring fulfilment and ecstasy, but it equally has the same ability to bring pain and suffering. The Ego, for the most…

Productive Things To Do – hustle vs flow

What does it mean to be productive? The word often makes us think of things like the fast paced hustle and grind. As a society we have a skewed idea of what productivity looks like, which has led many people to burnout, anxiousness or depression. There are two major energetic influences behind ‘productivity’: force and…

Growth gains for gym rats under quarantine

The iron jungles have closed and us gym rats are feeling the consequences. Fitness equipment for purchase is scarce, leaving many of us trying to squat our furniture and family. Quenching our thirst for growth may seem like an impossible task when lacking in resources. If you’ve been mourning the loss of the gym recently,…

The Raft

The Buddha once told a story of a man who lived many moons ago. After days of travelling on foot through bushes and swamps he reached a massive bed of water. Just within his sight he could see an island, which gave him promise of comfort and safety. The man knew his only option was…

A Happier Mind

If you are suffering from depression, anxiety or any mental health issues, you are not alone. You are divinely supported, even when the ground feels fragile. I am sending you unconditional love. It can be hard to feel supported while battling heavy emotions and dark thoughts. Our mind can leave us feeling completely separate from…

This Too Shall Pass

There is a tale of a ring that was said to change the state of any man. It could make the saddest man happy and the richest man sad. A struggling beggar had spent his life searching for this ring to bring him peace of mind. Eventually he prevailed. On finding the ring, he discovered…