The remedy of joy

The remedy of joy

Last night I was playing my piano, and I felt it. Joy unpressed, unrushed and whispering to me gently as a butterfly would. Joy had come to visit me. Bundled up in my heavy, winter pyjamas and nursing a head cold, even heavier, I let the piano hold my hands. I was...
Why I became an entrepreneur

Why I became an entrepreneur

For me, becoming an entrepreneur and starting my business was not an intentional decision. I did not wake up one morning and decide, “I am going to start a company. This sounds exciting.” I simply took more and more steps away from the formal economy, without...
Spring clean your life

Spring clean your life

I’ve been listening to the sounds of a vacuum cleaner next door. My neighbour’s really getting into the dust and dirt! Cleaning. It’s a vivid picture for me of how my life gets dirty and dusty quickly, and I need it cleaned – inside-out. My tendency is to leave the...
How to improve your sleep

How to improve your sleep

Struggling to fall asleep? Try these simple ways to reduce stress and relax before you go to bed Turn off the TV – especially in the evening. You’ll find that you can sleep better at night. Read a book instead. Dim the lights – when your eyes are...