Be Mindful of Your Happiest Moments to Create a Blissful Life

Travel can teach many things and one of the lessons I’ve learnt, is how it invites you to explore, discover and then build a life filled with bliss.   Be aware-I’m not saying that life will not have challenges or difficulties along its path. What I’m saying, is that if you choose to recognise and…

10 Tips on Developing Happiness in Everyday Living

One of the things which I have learned as I walked the path which has finally brought me to Wellbeing. Is the importance of happiness: Happiness is not something which just happens – it is an art to be created and defined It requires dedication,  patience and perserverence It needs the development of inner listening….

How Opening My Heart Keeps Me Working As A Therapist

There was a moment as I resided within my little room, provided for me by DARA as staff quarters, when I felt the pain of my heart widening. Laying on my bed, earphones in. Listening to the playlist on my iphone that my daughter had created before I left the UK. No one had ever…

Fancy a holiday in Thailand? Try Koh Chang!

Koh Chang… I had never heard of the island until I was offered a job as an Addictions Therapist for DARA – a luxury drug and alcohol rehab situated in the jungle and towards the farthest and least touristy end of this little piece of heaven. One of my favourite places to visit was White…

What Working In A Rehab In Thailand Has Taught Me About Reverse Culture Shock

I wondered how tough it would be this time around… Reverse culture shock I mean.   After spending four months working as an addictions therapist  at the luxury resort, facility DARA. A boutique rehab perched atop a craggy hillside, overlooking the gulf of thailand’s sparkling emerald waters and nestled in a snug of the national park…

Transforming a Swim with Mindfulness

I’ve been residing on the beautiful island of Koh Chang for the past four months. It’s an island on the southern end  of thailand and only 30 minutes away from the mainland by ferry. Close to the Cambodian border. Working as a resident Therapist, at a uniquely interesting and wonderful rehab situated in the national park…

Want to Learn to Speak Spanish?

Would you like to learn to speak spanish. Then visit the catalan city of Barcelona for a short break, including a cooking experience to put what you’ve learnt into practice?

Travel to Enrich the Soul

What is it about travel which enriches the soul? I have a few thoughts about this: travel has the ability to take you outside of yourself. it connects you with something greater and more expansive. stimulates your senses. Gets you once again working instinctively as a human being, rather than an automaton.   As a Humanistic…

An Estuary Exploration

The walk out to the Mulberry Harbour, a world war II caisson lying on the West Knock sandback, off the shores of Thorpe Bay beach, was something my husband and me had been talking about doing for a while