3 Indulgent Teas That Make the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Adios, chocolate boxes and extortionate flowers! You're so last year. Everybody knows that tea is the new cool gift in town! But whilst a posh afternoon of scones and Earl Grey at a nice hotel is still off the cards, nothing is stopping you from treating your loved one, your friend, family (or yourself) to … Continue reading 3 Indulgent Teas That Make the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

The Single Debate: Are You a Better Version of Yourself When You’re Alone..?

The heat is on. The clock is ticking. The fine lines are setting in and the hips have taken shape. All the biological signs are pointing towards having a baby. And yet, all the psychological ones can't help but want to pursue anything but.   By 2021, I'll have been single (and celibate) for 5 … Continue reading The Single Debate: Are You a Better Version of Yourself When You’re Alone..?

3 Luxury Artisan Teas That Taste Like Festive Desserts

Autumn through winter provides such glorious cup fillers, doesn't it? Spice, warmth, chocolate and caramel flavours make the cold months something to look forward to. Often though, we find ourselves using Christmas as an excuse to overindulge on our favourite treats. However, if you don't want to go into January renewing your gym membership, but … Continue reading 3 Luxury Artisan Teas That Taste Like Festive Desserts

9 Hard-Hitting Philosophical Quotes That Remind Us To Never Give Up on Living

Every day is filled with challenges. Some of these requiring a far more Herculean effort than others. And although it may not seem like it, even the luckiest of us cannot escape these trials and tribulations. The world isn't in possession of a justice system on how these challenges are handed out either. So if … Continue reading 9 Hard-Hitting Philosophical Quotes That Remind Us To Never Give Up on Living

The Zen Buddhist Tradition That Shows Us Why We Need to Look Back to Move Forward

Satori​ (悟り) is a Japanese Buddhist term for "understanding". In the Zen Buddhist tradition, Satori refers to the experience of Kenshō, a term used to explain "seeing into one's true nature." (Ken = "seeing," and shō = "nature" or "essence.") Thus, both Satori and Kenshō are commonly translated as part of enlightenment. Society is a … Continue reading The Zen Buddhist Tradition That Shows Us Why We Need to Look Back to Move Forward

6 Japanese Concepts About Life, Love and the Universe

Whether they are ancient proverbs or modern-day idioms, these poignant brevities speak a timeless language. Guaranteed, you will have experienced at least one of the emotions elicited from their succinct guidance, so why not put a name to them? Find the wisdom you seek from these 6 Japanese concepts about life, love and the universe. … Continue reading 6 Japanese Concepts About Life, Love and the Universe