Books, business and back-up bands

Books, business and back-up bands

I was very happy to do a Q&A last week over at Founding Moms, ‘the world’s first and only kid-friendly collective of monthly meetups for mom entrepreneurs.’ It’s mostly about my life as a ‘mom entrepreneur’ (or mumpreneur, or...

‘You don’t need to have children to appreciate this book’

A book about parenting probably seems an unlikely choice for a single 20-something-year-old with no plans to have children in the near future…’ Gorgeous, thoughtful review of Parenting with Soul by the gorgeous, thoughtful Amber on her [wabi] blog....
An exercise in squashing envy

An exercise in squashing envy

Last week I had lunch with my husband. This is a rare treat: even though we work together in our home-based business, we don’t usually go out for lunch. But last Friday we had some serious business to talk through, so we headed out to a café nearby. I was a bit...
Living with soul keeps you young

Living with soul keeps you young

If you needed any more reason to make spirituality part of every day, the scientists have come to the rescue. An article in The Observer (and reprinted in QWeekend magazine 21-22 May) ‘How meditation might ward off the effects of ageing’ reports on data from the...
Skimming the surface

Skimming the surface

‘When we do things with only a part of the mind, we are just skimming the surface of life …’ I’m doing a short e-course at the moment through Spirituality and Practice, looking at the teachings of Eknath Easwaran (founder of the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation)....