“I feel stressed…” is something we say or hear so very often… And in these crazy times stress is something that we are feeling almost everyday. Stress can be good. Yes – it can! So let’s not get stressed about stress. Stress is a physical response to a stimulus that our body thinks is attacking us. Our body releases stress More →
I am excited to share my latest talk courtesy of Engage Kenya. I had 10 days to write and practice this talk. It was a fun, yet somewhat daunting experience. But, I actually loved the whole process. The theme was Curveballs. Do tell me what you think!
I watch the TV with growing discomfort as the protestors get more and more incensed. They tear down property, deface surfaces and attack the police. Their fury against the outrageous treatment and deaths at the hands of police is boiling over. I feel their despair and their anger and in their cause I do empathise. But I am equally perturbed More →
One of the first comments I received on my article “Let’s Talk About Death” was ‘Kufa peke yako!’ Die on your own! It was hardly the most scintillating of responses to the article but it did get me thinking that before I do die, I want to live – a full, fun and fulfilling life. I am sure this is More →
Stop! Don’t flick to the next blogpost. Indulge me for a moment please. What are you scared of? Afraid of death? Frightened of dying? Of course you are. That’s normal. We all fear the unknown and death is probably the biggest unknown. So, your fear is justified. But not talking or thinking about it won’t change the fact that we More →
16 women from 11 countries on 5 continents join me on Insta Live weekdays from Mon 27 April at 7pm Kenya time to share their viewpoint and experiences of how they are getting through this global pandemic.
Free live 20-minute sessions, 3 times a week…a great way to start your day! Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8.30am – UK time) (10.30am – Kenya time) Monday Mindfulness with Shalini Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/845109302?pwd=SnVtcTF1M0hvaWE1NDZlbkVuMXNkZz09 Meeting ID: 845 109 302 Password: 017161 Wednesday Mindfulness with Shalini Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/992324051?pwd=OVV6Q1RYaG9WZ3A5L0tHQnpLNHBYUT09 Meeting ID: 992 324 051 Password: 294508 Friday Mindfulness with Shalini Join More →
Do not leave the house! Do not use Uber! Don’t forget your gloves and mask! The instructions come thick and fast from my family members. The fear in their faces and voices is palpable. It is then that I realise that if coronavirus does not kill us, fear will. As we sacrifice our democratic freedoms in the name of our More →