A few years ago I was privileged to be at a conference where Dr Caroline Leaf was speaking. Dr Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist. She has an amazing online programme called the 21-day Brain Detox™, which is designed to help us rewire our brains, positively affecting the way we think and act. "The 21 Day … Continue reading Detoxing your brain
There is a story about a man named Harris who goes to a newsstand with his friend to buy a newspaper and the vendor is very rude to him. His friend seems to ignore the vendor's behaviour and is polite back to him and wishes him a good evening. As they walk away Harris says … Continue reading Do unto others…
I read a great blog yesterday titled, Be Thankful (revisited) and there were some lovely descriptions in this that really resonated with me and reminded me how wonderful gratitude is. Please click on the link to see this post. Carol, the author, asks how often do we express our gratitude to God? “I’m talking about … Continue reading Gratitude
I love rituals. A few months ago I read Jen Hatmaker's fabulous book "7". If you haven't read it - it is a must read. I will do a review on that soon. In this book, Jen refers to a book that she read and recommends by Macrina Wiederkehr, called Seven Sacred Pauses. "Seven Sacred Pauses: … Continue reading Seven Sacred Pauses
Hi - my name is Jacquie, I live in beautiful New Zealand, home for the second consecutive time, of the Rugby World Cup! Be gentle on me reader/s (Hi Mum), I'm a blog newbie. Why blog? I am an avid reader of non fiction books about all kinds of interesting things and I often try and share these "good … Continue reading Why blog?