Gluten Free Hawaii: a miniature food travel post

Gluten Free Hawaii: a miniature food travel post

Recently I travelled to Hawaii to see two fabulous people tie the knot.  Yeah, poor me.  As you can guess, there were several factors I had to to ‘deal’ with, not least the lovely beaches with no stingers, and the most well behaved waves I’ve met in a long time...
Oh yesss… I’m listening..

Oh yesss… I’m listening..

How many of us really listen? How many of us hear but don’t listen? Listening is an active process of attending to and interpreting aural stimuli.  Effective listening requires an understanding that it is not just the speaker’s responsibility to make sure he/she...
Feeling Needy?

Feeling Needy?

We ALL have needs. In effect, we are born into a sea of needs, and meeting them is crucial. When we do, it can lead to our greatest fulfillment. And when we don’t, it can be the source of some of our biggest conflicts and disappointments. So it is useful to know what...
Depression And Its Many Faces

Depression And Its Many Faces

I am regularly astonished at the many faces of depression that I see. Anger, guilt, diarrhoea, headaches, weight gain or weight loss. Not necessarily sadness. Sadness is clearly not fashionable in many aspects of our cup-of-cement culture. This can make it a little...