Absence in the cause of freedom

In one of my books on a topic close to my heart (Help Yourself & Your Child to Happiness) I have quoted the respected literary poet, T.S. Eliot: “Teach us to care and not to care, teach us to sit still”. I really admire those words – conceived in the early 20thC with insight and…

Mental health and social anxiety

Should mental health begin by understanding social anxiety? Driving today I heard an excellent radio interview with singer Jane Hendry on the topic of her release of ‘Mirror’. The song, inspired by a poem of the same title by Sylvia Plath, is described as an expression of the “hunger for self affirmation through the saccharine…

Stillness Meditation helps you really love your life!

‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, All play and work makes Jack a mere toy’ With R U OK in mind this month, let’s get some energy and balance in life.  The old proverb gives us a hint that it’s not a bad idea to do just that, yet sometimes it’s…