Learning to meditate the hard way: Reflections on my first Vipassana meditation retreat*

Sometimes, it’s best not to know what you’re getting yourself in for. Doing a ten-day silent meditation retreat with almost zero meditation experience was one such time.

December 1, 2018 · 6 min · Me

11: Time management for muppets

Rethinking my relationship with time. How sacrificing ‘productive time’ for other endeavours has caused some angst.

December 2, 2022 · 3 min · Me

5: The art of slowing down

There’s nothing that frustrates me more than an unnecessary sense of urgency. This is only exacerbated when it means sticking to arbitrary deadlines.

April 3, 2022 · 3 min · Me

Finding the light amidst the shadows.

When you look at the world with negative filters, the glass will always be half-empty.

March 10, 2022 · 2 min · Me

2: It's okay to not be okay

I only started to take mental health challenges seriously four or five years ago. I wish it had been earlier, because I may have shared with more people and potentially made small differences here and there. Heck, maybe even big ones - but that’s a story for another day.

January 23, 2022 · 2 min · Me