How I am staying healthy and well.

As most of my readers know I have been diagnosed with three autoimmune conditions (Celiac, LP, and LPP) back in 2010. I was able to keep them all under control and from progressing through diet, proper nutrition, lifestyle changes, and stress management/mindful living. I am lucky too, as for the last 6 years I was… Continue Reading

Jeff Foster Quotes of the moment

Reading this morning, I had to write down these amazing quotes from Jeff Foster to be able to easily refer back to whenever I felt like it.   The more you can be fully yourself, the less of a self you have to hold to. The more space you give thoughts, the less you are… Continue Reading

How I aim to run my company. Honest. Open. Transparent.

Mindful living, mindful business. Company environment, it’s energy, it’s mental health, in my opinion directly relates to the health of people who work here.  In 2012, the Economist credited Bridgewater with having made more money for its investors than any other hedge fund in history. Ray Dalio on working at Bridgewater’s radical truth and radical transparency… Continue Reading

Microbes can play games with the mind

A fascinating article in ScienceNews. Speaking of going back to basics, to the earth, to the natural more sustainable living – we are too clean, our environments are too sterile, instead of playing outside in the dirt, our kids play inside on their iPads, everything has bleach in it, disinfectant and kills 99.9% if germs… Here is a pdf… Continue Reading

Rumi. The Guest House.

The Guest House – a poem “The Guest House” by Rumi is probably one of the most frequently recited poems in mindfulness retreats all over the world. This is definitely one of my personal favourites. It just gets to the heart of mindful living in the most eloquent and beautiful way. The Guest House This… Continue Reading

exercise changes the physiological response to stress

Fighting stress isn’t just about feeling more relaxed – exercise is an intervention that changes the physiological response to stress. Great research, very interesting. To counter exam stress, cram in exercise by ALEX HUTCHINSON Special to The Globe and Mail The engineering students at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany are like students everywhere: Exams stress them… Continue Reading

Angels among us?

An excerpt from my journal entry on July 19th 2014. What do I want? – Peace, Joy How do I get there? – Work, Live, Love Love my Family, those around me, be kind, open. Kind to everyone, close to a few. Work – write, read, research, support, help – follow my passion. Live – my kids, my Man,… Continue Reading