This week I had the opportunity to resume repainting and fixing my old family home. The Fijian Government has allowed its citizens to gather with less than 20 people since Monday this week, provided that physical distancing is followed and if there is nothing people have to do, to stay home. Today, I decided to … Continue reading Making Space
Have you ever felt lonely in a crowd? Surrounded by many people you love, but still having feelings of emptiness, pain and isolation? I know I have. Some tools that have helped me overcome loneliness include : meditation (click here to download a free loneliness meditation by Teal Swan), yoga, qigong and dance. All these … Continue reading Connection
Today was a relatively active day for me. With the Suva lockdown ending last week Friday, I decided to venture out into town to complete a few important tasks like paying my taxes. The city's energy felt "normal" and I am greatly appreciating the interconnectedness of life. Whilst at the bank in Suva, it was … Continue reading Act 1, scene 2: Suva Retreat
Today is the end of my city's lockdown. Nevertheless, life is still the same. I now leave my house for my daily walk or to shop for groceries. Since feeling a deep heaviness for the last week, I decided to resume my daily walks along the beautiful Suva seawall. Self care has been apart of … Continue reading The Little Things
How do we feel inspired as we move through a global depression? I will be honest. I am not feeling inspired nor motivated at this present time. I would like to share some brief observations about my experiences within the last two weeks of the Suva lockdown. 1. Sitting with my emotions - This has … Continue reading Dealing with a Global Depression
It is day number "I cannot remember" of my Suva Retreat. Days pass me by like clouds floating fleetingly by. Today was the day when I made a conscious choice to wear a face mask. I read a bit about it (but not obsessively) on the World Health Organisation (WHO) website and WHO WhatsApp chat … Continue reading The Face Mask
One of the lessons I have learnt since my mother's passing is that there are two guarantees in life 1) Death 2) Change. These two aspects of life are permanent and imminent. Today is day number five of the Suva lockdown, i.e. Suva retreat. Well I do not know if I want to call that … Continue reading Lessons from a Reef Heron
I awoke today, with a feeling of heaviness despite my mind, body and soul having complete rest over the last few days of my Suva retreat. As I woke up this morning, I am discovering new insights: Music and movement are important for my body to function at ultimate happiness level of body, mind and … Continue reading Day 4 of Suva Retreat – Insights
I releaseI remember the female ancestors who walked the earth before meMy motherMy grandmotherMy auntsWomen of strength and resilienceI channel their energiesAt a timeWhen Gaia is healingUnleashing her angerHer powerHer softnessAs I meditated with millions Via an Ascension Timeline Meditation To heal Gaia Entering the Celestial Stargate We are healingShe is healingAwakening to her lost … Continue reading Day 3 of Suva Retreat – A Global Healing
Today is Saturday, it is the weekend already. I have lost count of the days and actually thought today was garbage collection day, hahaha. I woke up quite late and then spent one hour connecting with my Canadian friend from Montreal, Lindsay on messenger video. If there is anything positive that is arising out of … Continue reading Day 2 of Suva Retreat – What will I have for Dinner?
It is day one of the fourteen day Suva lockdown announced by the Fijian Prime Minister on Thursday, April 3 2020 as two new cases of COVID19 were revealed. I would like to rephrase the narrative from a Suva lockdown to a Suva retreat. I choose to be grateful for this time to stay home … Continue reading You have Time – Day 1 of the Suva Retreat
Karma - what goes around comes around. I am a believer in karma to some extent. The current COVID19 pandemic that has hit the globe is allowing people to become more mindful of their actions. According to Mindful: "Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what … Continue reading Mindful Actions
I write after a busy first few months of 2020. This year has been but a whirlwind what with house renovations, trying to take the time to grieve for the loss of my dearest mother Talei (Talei means "Precious" in the Fijian language), teaching yoga in the basement of my house, hosting my first Air … Continue reading Pause, Reflect and Decide
I don't know about you but I feel it's time for a retreat in nature. Feeling the stresses and fast pace of city life, I feel my body tensing up. Waking up this morning with a bad neck ache and bummed that it's happening today, as I'm teaching yoga classes this afternoon, is not a … Continue reading Retreat to Recharge
Life is about letting go of what holds you back in your own mind, including fear and words like "I'm tired," "how much further do I have to go" or "this is too hard". Basically, you just need to "get out of your own way". Had a great day of conquering some of my own … Continue reading Relax and Let Go
Loloma in Fijian means love. Tantra is a sanskrit word which means to "loom and weave”. “The essence of tantra is about being who we truly are; the biggest, fullest, richest version of ourselves. One’s true nature is already free and it’s only a matter of realising this. Tantra is the pathway - marrying spiritual … Continue reading LOLOMA TANTRA – A Festival of Love, Heartfulness and Egoless Collaboration
Thank you for writing this @lovelorn. I agree with your sentiments…resharing this .
Once upon a time, the world was One. It existed in harmony with all the elements of life, like paradise on earth. The laws of nature ran their course for many millenia before humans even entered the picture. Humans brought with them ingenuity, innovation and emotion, but also greed. The best of humanity sought to understand the Universe and live according to its ebbs and flows. They sought just enough to suit their needs and maintain the balance of life.
Then a time came when people saw fit to break the world into pieces, much like a jigsaw puzzle. But where a puzzle is meant to be put back together, these pieces started calling themselves ‘nations’ instead, and believing they were the only ones that mattered. They built fortress-like walls around their borders to protect them from the others. Those who were once their brothers and sisters, were now nothing…
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