Compassionate Anger – The Answer To Violence?

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 →

Let’s Talk About Death

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 →

Virtual Mindfulness With Shalini

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 →

The Virus Killing Us Is Fear

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 →

Pressure Cooker Relationships

No young people were hurt in the making of this videoclip!   My mother puts the phone down on me in exasperation. My friend messages to tell me about the fight she had with her husband. My sister sharply reminds me of the dangers of the coronavirus and how I am not being cautious enough. My cousin makes a snide More →