Passivity, morality and what is free

Passivity, morality and what is free

On one side of the scale is passivity, the hands in the air, shoulder shrugging onlooker. On the opposite side is aggressiveness, the me first, trample or be trampled on dominatrix. Both carry undesirable results. Instead find the middle ground in assertiveness, being both firm and gentle, giving and possessive, soft and strong.     … Read More

Your value, your skills and the rules

Your value, your skills and the rules

Some people will see the value and potential in you, some won’t, and that’s okay. The world is a market place where people browse and make snap judgments on who they deem worthy. But just because people don’t value you, doesn’t mean that you’re not valuable. For thousands of years, no one knew or cared … Read More

Intelligence, timing and success

Intelligence, timing and success

There are 3 levels of intelligence when it comes to handling a foreign situation. There’s a clever person who can identify a valid criticism of a state of affairs, then there’s a smart person who thinks of the outcome and solutions to the state and then there’s a person who acts with wisdom who knows … Read More

Trust and being yourself

Trust and being yourself

The world has this prototype of what the ideal human should be, how they should look, how they should think and behave. But sometimes it’s about resisting the constructions that were forced upon us, learning not to compromise our values, for the sake of being a true version of yourself .         … Read More

Teaching in Thailand

Teaching in Thailand

Looking back through the pictures I have of my experience in Thailand (2015) so easily brings a smile to my face. The journey began when I walked past a stall near the union and saw an AEISEC member handing out leaflets about an opportunity to spend 6 weeks on a volunteering scheme. Looking at the … Read More

Welcome

Welcome

I have something for you…You have been thoughtfully invited into a space of openness and honesty. A space transcending all doubts, every uncertainty and each moderately bright day. Welcome, to Verses in Being. Verses in being was borne out of challenge. In 2016 I had one of the most trying years of my life, there were … Read More

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