Recently, I read The Restful Mind by the Buddhist monk Gyalwa Dokhampa. As soon I read the title, I knew I’d identify with this book; I took up meditation quite recently and have been trying to calm the restlessness of my own mind. Symptoms of the restless mind These days, many of us feel that … Read More
The things which bring us real joy are rarely expensive or exotic
How can we spend less time in front of a screen and more time in the real world?
Climbing the career ladder isn’t what it’s cracked up to be
What I’m learning from my younger, more creative self
Setting New Year’s Resolutions which are more productive and kinder to yourself
After a year like 2016, it’s easy to fall into despair; it can seem like there’s more violence, division and hatred in the world than ever before. But I’m coming to realise that dwelling on the bad things is deeply unhelpful.
I am not a hater of technology – far from it. I’m two years into a Computer Science degree, and I think technology has tremendous power to make positive change. Having said that, there are times when it’s good to get away. A month ago, I was spending virtually all day chained to my laptop, … Read More