SLOW DOWN & RECONNECT
I believe in finding small caffeine habits and rituals that help us to slow down a little and rise above the daily chaos.
Caffeine habits and rituals that inspire self-care and mindfulness, and teach us how to practice self-awareness and appreciate being more in the moment.
Because the best self-care habits need not be expensive, or require a lot of time and effort.
So let’s take some time out of your day to slow down, reflect, focus on what’s really important to you and fully appreciate a little luxury of life!
Dear You, Are you living life in the fast lane, at warp speed and you feel tired? Do you long to step off the hamster's wheel for a richer and slower pace, even just for a while? This letter is to anyone (and to myself) who feels that they might have too much on their...read more
Coffee is such an essential part of every day that we may not really stop to think about it. It becomes a habit and something that we just do so quickly. We wake up, we drink coffee, we get on with the day. Coffee becomes such a given in our lives, especially during...read more
"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places." Ernest Hemingway What is kintsugi? The Japanese concept of kintsugi or kintsukuroi (meaning "golden repair") is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery. If a precious piece of pottery...read more
I love the Danish concept of hygge. Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) is defined by the Oxford dictionary as ‘a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being’. Even that definition sounded kind of like poetry – don’t...read more
Freedom is a word we hear brandished about in life. And yet, as we rush about with daily living, there are things - ego, perception, grasping - that do not facilitate true personal freedom from anger, anxiety and stress. Through a humble cup of tea and awareness, we...read more
The faster our lives spin, the more we tend to fly apart. You understand the need for relaxation and self-care – but fitting dedicated time for things like yoga or meditation in our hectic day can seem impossible. Why not adopt easy practical self-care and simple...read more