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
Act 1, scene 2: Suva Retreat
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
The Little Things
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
The Face Mask
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
Day 4 of Suva Retreat – Insights
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
Day 2 of Suva Retreat – What will I have for Dinner?
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?
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