Hope & Health

Sharing a quote that struck me recently from the book Radical Remission by Kelly Turner PhD. I would add that it works the other away around too. "He who has hope, can have health. Even if he has lost it, hope can bring it back." Positivity. Faith. Trust. Surrender. Gratitude. Spirituality. ~ Just some ways … Continue reading Hope & Health

Faith, not Fear

I’ve observed that many negative emotions stem from #fear WorryAnxietyJealouslyAnger to name a few Negative emotions often lead to disease, ill health and broken relationships. How can we break this vicious cycle? What is the opposite of Fear? You guessed it. Faith. What if we decided to focus our thoughts and energy on Faith? I … Continue reading Faith, not Fear

The Bright Side of Lockdown

Yesterday while out on my evening walk, I was reflecting and realised there were much more benefits of a lockdown other than for “flattening the curve”. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐒𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧: 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 More time with family 🤗 Closer connections with the people you care most about (calling/texting) 🍲No takeaways/deliveries = more home cooking = more … Continue reading The Bright Side of Lockdown

Finding Rainbows

Winter in Auckland can be wet, cold and miserable. I often feel lonely, homesick, depressed and unmotivated. However almost daily, God sends rainbows. Almost as a reminder to me that there is always something beautiful in all the difficulties and trials you experience. That maybe these cold, dark times produce miracles. Certainly few things can be … Continue reading Finding Rainbows

“Surrender Your Negativity”

I’m a Roman Catholic and last saturday was the first time in my life I’ve ever mustered the courage to go to the confessional box before mass for confession. I think it may have changed my life for the better. I’d been thinking about this for a few weeks now after hearing our priests repeatedly  … Continue reading “Surrender Your Negativity”