The journey

Solitude

At the beginning of this year, I took a road trip through certain parts of the country. For twelve days I travelled through the Little Karoo to Oudsthoorn and De Rust, and then explored the Garden Route stopping at Nature’s Valley, the Wilderness, Great Brak and Gordon’s Bay before heading home. I have always wanted…

Listen to your body.Andrew Norris. 123RF

We love our minds and the development thereof. Our jobs require less hard labour and has mostly become office bound. We are expected to use our minds intelligently to get the job done. This often leads us to neglect our bodies and emotions. We forget that our emotions are also housed in our brains. And…

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Something I really enjoyed while at a retreat in KwaZulu-Natal in May 2014 (read the full story here) was mindful eating. I am not referring to a floating Buddha with a few soup bowls balancing on his head. Rather, we received hearty, home-cooked vegetarian meals. However, at certain meals we practised noble silence; we spoke…