Changing States Through Travel

One of the things which I’m a great believer in, is how we can change our own mental state through travel. It is one of the easiest and most fulfilling ways to create a connection inside us, with something greater than what we are. It allows us to develop and grow personally and as experiential,…

Is the Inner Child A Part of You Which Simply Needs To Grow Up?

I love to have fun… Not going to the pub and getting drunk kinda fun but being curious, getting outside and exploring the world kind of fun. I’ve discovered a lot about the world and myself through travel. Its allowed me to connect with who I am, what I want and what I enjoy. It’s…

Why Motivation To Change Is Imperative

I stood on the train station platform, watching ice be scraped off the windscreen of a parked car. It’s cold. Yet each day reminds me that we’re moving towards spring as the sun rises a little earlier each morning and provides us with gorgeous skies over crisp, silver grass. Overlooking the airport, an easyjet flight…

Thailand – A Land of Smiles & Smells

Eating tempura oysters, quickly cooked and served piping hot, as I perch atop a baby pink plastic stool with my back to a steep kerb, is one of the joys of being in Thailand. If I topple off, it will surely hurt, but who cares in the moment. Drinking cold Chang beer, the evening passes…

How to Deal With a Killer Commute

I’m learning how to cope with a killer commute as a newbie. Travelling in and out of London for the first time, at the age of 52 wasn’t planned. How I felt when I began was totally unexpected. The anxiety that rose in my belly, as I sat surrounded by peers, meant that my fear…

We Men Can Talk & We Men Can Listen. We Men Can Also Do Yoga

I’ve been a regular yoga goer at The Yoga Factory in Southend on Sea, since May 2018. Yoga, I’ve practiced on and off for years. Whilst living and working in Thailand – I’d use an online yoga practice to deal with headaches when they arose. It would only take a 20 minute focussed work out,…

Set An Intention, Spend Time On Reflection & See If Your Urges Appear

“I think I’d like to live & work in Bangkok.” I told my husband.  This was a little surprising because I’ve had a bit of a love/hate relationship with it ever since my first trip there. “What’s brought about the change of heart?” He asked “It’s an urge.” I told him. “I have an urge to live…

A Snake Encounter in Thailand

The sun glistens, running sun kissed fingers across the sparkling waters of Chalok Ban Koh. Swimming naked in its aquamarine waters, I feel at one with the ocean. It’s not my normal character, to take such a risk but the opportunity arose and I couldn’t resist. Making the most of my quiet time, daring my…