I only review books that have blown my mind, helped me grow and taught me things I couldn’t possibly have figured out for myself. My reviews are bulleted for easy consumption. Scroll down for my top 10 quotes from the book. Susan Cain – Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking 10 Things I Learnt fromQuiet: Introversion / Extroversion is … Continue reading Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain
My book-baby has arrived into the world in both paperback and ebook format. The audiobook is in the editing phase and will be available via Audible from early March. It’s surreal but fantastic, and I’m in awe of how efficient and seemingly miraculous the self-publishing process is. It’s incredible that I can upload a file to Amazon, order a paperback version of my book, have … Continue reading Metamorphosis is now available to buy!
They say that each of us has a book inside us. If you suspect that’s the case for you, then I’m sharing my reasons for self-publishing: they may be compelling enough to get you over the line of writing your book! I’d started to go down the rabbit-hole of trying to find an agent or a publisher for my book, Metamorphosis, when I had an aha moment: … Continue reading 5 reasons why I decided to publish my book independently
Activation Exercise Taking responsibility involves some introspection. It’s so ingrained in us to deflect blame onto others; it’s become habitual, and by definition, we don’t bring much consciousness to our habits. Journaling is a great way to gain self-awareness. In particular, when we pose questions to ourselves, our answers can reveal insights that we didn’t know we had. Here are some questions that will serve … Continue reading Chapter 2: Taking 100% Responsibility
Happy Friday! Firstly, apologies for the hiatus. It was a busy Christmas getting our new puppy settled in, and I’ve also managed to finish my book, Metamorphosis. I’ll be publishing it independently next month, and sharing more behind-the-scenes colour on the self-publishing process (which I find fascinating!). 1. The heart’s electromagnetic field is so strong that modern medical equipment can measure its frequency from up … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Heart Rates, Breathing, Conscious Parenting & The Law of Attraction
Happy Friday! Here are 4 things I learnt this week: 1. Write a user manual about yourself, for your colleagues. I listened to Tim Ferriss’ podcast interview with Adam Grant, Wharton professor and author. He’s a seriously intelligent and productive guy. One great piece of advice was to write a user manual for yourself at work, so that new colleagues can get up to speed … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: A User Manual for Yourself, Why We Can’t Read Each Other, Revisionist History & Einstein
Happy Friday Here are 4 things I learnt this week: 1. It’s really healthy to go off-grid sometimes. I’ve been lying very low as I’m trying to get as much of my book, Metamorphosis, written as possible before our new pup Charlie arrives next weekend. I’ve been off Instagram, off Stories, and off Facebook as they’re huge time thieves. I feel so much better for … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Going off-grid, habits, acupuncture & the only belief that matters
Happy Friday! Here are 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Perception: On my @healthywealthyandwiseuk Instagram Stories I do a book quote of the day. This week the quotes centred around perception. Essentially, everything we see in the world is entirely skewed by our conditioning. Nothing is objective. It’s worth bearing in mind that even when we think we’re being objective, we can’t be. As Stephen … Continue reading 4 Things I Learnt This Week: Perception, Getting Curious, Innovation, the True Cost of our Food
Happy Friday, Here are 5 things I’ve learnt this week. 1. I’m reading Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach. I’ve been meaning to read it for a good while and she had me at hello. It should be called Radical Self Acceptance. If, like me and many others, you’ve suffered from feelings of inadequacy or worthlessness, of the need to prove something, of over-identifying with your … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learnt This Week: Radical Acceptance, Harvey Weinstein, Morning Practices, Why Knowledge of our Bodies is Power & Self-Publishing
What is a morning practice?Any set of activities that you do consistently every morning to invest in and care for yourself before giving your day away to others. What mornings without a practice usually look like:Do any of these concepts sound familiar? Reactivity, procrastination, hitting Snooze, stress, grouchiness, feeling frazzled, rushing, resentment, lethargy, aimlessness, lack of focus, lack of purpose, victimhood? If so, you’re not … Continue reading Why a morning practice is a total game-changer: are you game?