Is it possible to make the wrong decision?

Hindsight would tell us that we frequently make wrong decisions but is this really so? “If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one… Read More

Having difficulty meditating? Read on…

I have discovered over the years there is a lot of misunderstanding about the practise of meditation. Like many, when I first began, I thought the aim was to be free of thought, to zone out and go… Read More

Get out of that rut!

“Anytime you are unhappy in the present or feeling unsuccessful, it is time to learn from the past or plan for the future.” The Present by Spencer Johnson There comes a time in everyone’s life when they are… Read More

It’s Just an Opinion!

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet”  Mahatma Gandhi I love this quote. My interpretation is that I will not let anyone hurt or upset me with their opinions and judgements. After… Read More

Just be yourself

“When I am an old woman…I shall go out in my slippers in the rain”  –  When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple by Jenny Joseph. I remember this poem from when my daughter was… Read More

It’s time to rebel!

“Some people are so anxious about growing old that they cannot help but leak that anxiety into every situation that calls for them to remember something – a friend’s name, someone’s address, the place where they left their… Read More

Obstacle to Enlightenment

“The road to enlightenment is long and difficult, and you should try not to forget snacks and magazines.” – Anne Lamott I made the decision a few years ago to step onto the path to enlightenment. I knew… Read More

Building a business

As well as my blog about the struggles on the path to enlightenment and how difficult it is working towards self-improvement I have tried to offer new authors a voice by reviewing their books.  Both topics are about… Read More

The Good Mother by A. L. Bird

A L Bird will be talking about The Good Mother at the FInchley Literary Festival on Friday 24th June at 3.15pm  at Church End Library, Hendon Lane, London N3 1TR     A young girl gets into a… Read More

Feathers – Gifts from Angels?

Each time I visit my father he has a small pile of newspaper clippings for me to look at. He usually saves anything to do with writing or any medical articles he thinks may be of interest. On… Read More