Don’t Let the Lizard Hijack The Car

#29 Here’s a thought: if your brain were a beautiful, super-powerful car would you hand it over to be driven by someone prone to random aggressivity, irrational panic and seizures? And yet we do exactly that and the results can go something like this: Neuroscientists talk about our brain being made up of four parts: The Reptilian Brain, buried deep inside our skull…

Exquisite Nature of Love and Pain

#30 Inspired by a deeply touching and wise newsletter (thank you Steve Mitten) and experiences of my own and those close to me over the last few weeks, I feel drawn to write my Little Life Line about love, fear of loss, and the pain that follows. But mostly love. You see the problem with love is that the price of…

Softly Fascinating Stimulation

#35 How photos of nature soothe the mind Just a thought: I have returned to my passion for taking photos recently, and have been loving it! As I share them on social media I have received some comments about the ‘positive vibes’ and the beauty of the droplets and leaves etc. I am not saying this from an…

My Precious

#36 Just a thought: What is the most valuable, precious thing in your life? Take a moment and think about it. My guess is it is not something material, and definitely not a ring – but that line is so very evocative to any Tolkien fans! We lead frantic lives, always doing something and yet never really feeling…