Everyone is talking about the fragility of life right now. It’s as though, after epochs of existence, people have finally realised that there’s no reset button, no do-over option or pausing. From TV shows to songs, movies to books, there’s been a sudden dawning of “now” being the only future we have. This is exactly … Continue reading Success Versus Happiness – Can You Have Both?
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
Life without people in it is boring - fact. People need people to keep each other motivated and moving forward. We need plans, discussions and adventures. We need laughter, surprises and inspiration. We need to learn, in whatever capacity that may be. However, despite these obvious social needs and cravings, life doesn't always give us … Continue reading 20 Mind-Blowing Podcasts & YouTube Channels to Feed Your Insatiable Curiosity
Being strong enough to say, "I can do this on my own" takes a lot of grit. There is no doubt that, before we can accomplish anything solo, we have to first believe in ourselves inextricably. We also have to be fearless enough to embark on a brave, new, limitless world. In the words of … Continue reading Chatsworth to Brodsworth: 5 Historic Homes That Prove Being Independent is Awesome
Stepping back in time is possible. No Delorean's or crazy futuristic machines needed. Just grab your passport and book a trip to the historical Greek island of Rhodes. Honestly, it's that easy. And here's why. Most places you'll visit for the history will be swamped by modern-day annoyances. From shabby streets to tarnished corners, more … Continue reading X Marks the Spot – 3 Historical Treasures in Rhodes That Every Explorer Needs to Discover
Before I'd even touched the ground, I'd made a new friend. That's the first thing you'll learn in Italy: The locals are incredibly friendly. Another fun fact about Italy is that everyone always applauds on the plane's landing. Honestly, as soon as those wheels skim the runway, the clapping and cheering will sound. It's great! … Continue reading An Italian Escapade – My Time in Naples
It came as no surprise that when I embarked on my new online course (Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World) that I would learn some pretty interesting stuff. However, what I didn't expect was how much some of it would make me spit out my tea in hysterics - it's so ridiculous! Honestly, some of … Continue reading Weirdly Hilarious Facts About the Ancient World That Will Make Your Day