Laughter is the Best Medicine

When people are asked what’s important in their lives, they often mention humor. Humor and laughter bring the pleasure of acceptance, in-group feeling, and bonding, and lots of positive health benefits. In romantic relationships, one of the first things that people say they look for in a mate is a sense of humor, or the … Continue reading Laughter is the Best Medicine

How To Define Success?

Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone is the Co-Founder of Twitter, who once said: “Timing, perseverance and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” But, how to define success? Is it a fluid concept? Well, I guess it depends a lot on who you are and what you want to achieve … Continue reading How To Define Success?

Why New Year Resolutions Are Doomed to Fail

Happy New Year! We've left the last decade behind us and are entering a new one. Every year millions will make a bunch of New Year resolutions, maybe to take a more active approach to health and fitness, improved finances, or learning something for personal and professional development. However, year after year, a familiar pattern … Continue reading Why New Year Resolutions Are Doomed to Fail

The Gift of Clarity

The festive season is upon us, a time for celebrations, seasonal gatherings and exchange of gifts.  For the little ones, Christmas is associated with everything looking a little prettier than usual, with Christmas decorations and lights everywhere. But the excitement really comes from the expectation of a visit from Santa Claus who will stop by … Continue reading The Gift of Clarity

The Art of Wearing Hats

If you look down at what you are wearing, I guess you see a top and a bottom, if yes, you could be missing an important detail. To step things up and make a statement with your attitude and your style, you’ll want to add another element – a hat! But, what kind of people … Continue reading The Art of Wearing Hats

The Art of Living from A Dog’s Perspective

I was asked by Sue Vincent to write an article for her blog, you can visit her blog here: Sue's Blog. So, I decided to write an article about the Art of Living from a Dog's Perspective. Intriguing subject right? Read on. Dogs come in all shapes, colors and sizes. There are the posh types, … Continue reading The Art of Living from A Dog’s Perspective

Why Do Writers Write?

Why do writers write? Writers start writing in solitude but once the work is done writers wish for their words to be read and shared with the public at large. Annie Proulx said, “a book is not finished until it has been read,” getting attention from the public is what authors are craving for. So, … Continue reading Why Do Writers Write?

Celebrating Remembrance Day – 11 November

Today, 11th November, we are celebrating Remembrance Day, it is a day of commemoration and the occasion to remember the 8.5 million soldiers who died across the world during the 1914-18 war as well as those who lost their lives in the conflicts that followed. Poppy Memorial - Remembrance Day - 11 November Poppies are … Continue reading Celebrating Remembrance Day – 11 November

Life is Better in a Bikini

“Life is better in a bikini.” I’ve just finished a three-week-long Book Tour on my home island Réunion with plenty of opportunities to wear my favorite item of clothing. The evolution of the bikini’s design traces the emancipation of women, as a symbol of liberty and confidence, with iconic images of stars like Ursula Andress … Continue reading Life is Better in a Bikini

Riding Motorbikes Makes Me Happy

 “Riding motorbikes makes me happy.” There, I said it, and before I finish this post, I’m sure I’ll say it again. I like motorbikes for a number of reasons, which I’ll expand on below, but the key for me is the oneness I feel between me and the machine. There is no mindlessness when riding, … Continue reading Riding Motorbikes Makes Me Happy

Advice from Goddess Athena – How to Find Your Passion

Goddess Athena is back with advice on how to find your passion! If you’ve read my previous articles, you’d know that Goddess Athena and I have a special relationship. We talk to each other. During those conversations, I ask her advice about matters that trouble my fellow mortals.   For those of you who haven’t … Continue reading Advice from Goddess Athena – How to Find Your Passion

What is Your Superpower? Multitasking or Mindfulness?

Distracted Multitasker or Mindful Zen Master An indisputable fact about modern life is how busy everyone seems to be. There are always more incoming emails, more meetings, more things to read, more ideas to follow up on. Digital mobile technology means you can easily crank through a few more to-do list items at home, or … Continue reading What is Your Superpower? Multitasking or Mindfulness?