Holding Space for the Dying

That there is a difference between pain and suffering is perhaps what many of us fail to instinctively see when confronted with the mortality of a loved one. How can we better support them during their last days?

Healing is a Haphazard Process, Here’s What I Learnt

Many a time, I hear friends go, “My stress levels are through the roof! It’s time to go for yoga and meditate!” I smile and offer some words of support. Of course yoga and meditation are great things to practise. But to truly feel better over the long run, there’s loads – LOADS – of inner work to do.

Covid-19: A Time of Choices

It hasn’t been a fun start to 2020. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has been shrouded in worry, fear and anxiety. Vulnerable bodies have succumbed to the new virus. Doctors are still scrambling to figure out the right treatment and scientists, a vaccine. Movement has almost ground to a halt on every continent.Continue reading “Covid-19: A Time of Choices”

Spirituality & Privilege

I’ll be blunt about it. If I have to worry about where my next meal is going to come from, or whether I can afford my kids’ childcare fees for the rest of the year, cultivating contentment and peace of mind is going to be the last thing on my mind. [Warning: This is aContinue reading “Spirituality & Privilege”

Are we really enriching our children with enrichment classes?

Enrichment shouldn’t be for the sake of academic excellence. It should instead be a way of expanding perspectives and bringing richness to life.