Category Archives: Bi-polar

Celibate? ME?!

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. — Leonardo da Vinci Nosce te ipsum (Latin: “know thyself”). All manner of great (and not-so-great) sages have banged on about the importantance of knowing ourselves. Socrates also taught us that the unexamined life is not worth … Continue reading

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Temptress (a poem)

Her soft, wet eyes draw me in with the seductive promise of compassion. With outstretched hand, she beckons, “Come to me”. Into her arms, unconditionally, she enfolds the failures, insecurities and vices that haunt my days and seek to define me. … Continue reading

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Top 5: Ways to live the life you want

Wanna change your life, but not sure where to start? Sick and tired of waking up feeling sick-and-tired? Strung-out? Overweight? Miserable? Lost? Here are a few of my favourite tried-and-true, mind-altering, life-changing practices that won’t break the bank (and AREN’T bad for … Continue reading

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Cleaning ninja! (Wax on – wax off)

It wasn’t so much a cleaning frenzy as a full-on shock-and-awe assault. I spent the weekend cleaning the house. This was not your standard doing-a-few-chores-around-the-place. I was a cleaning ninja! Mr Miyagi would be proud. The skirting boards and window-sills are gleaming … Continue reading

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