Life’s Different Path

These last few days have really made me question something about myself. I’m a naturally affectionate, warm and giving person. I feel that there is no point having relationships (of any type) if you aren’t going to nurture them and give of yourself to some degree. But, trusting someone and opening up to them and giving of myself freely, doesn’t More →

An Anniversary Tribute

I had a rather cryptic message from my friend Sian www.siantphoto.com on Friday. “Do you have a red kurti/dress? And also how do you feel about a short walk in the woods early Sunday morning to catch the mist? The two are connected to a photo idea.” Now I’m used to Sian and her crazy, artistic and wonderful ideas – More →

Hamari Adhoori Prem Kahani (Our Incomplete Love Story)

For Jeremy…. Hamari Adhoori Prem Kahani Jab hum mile to zindagi mili Do dil, do jaan ek hue Jab hum mile to hamari jahan ek hogayi Hamari prem kahani ko dhadkhan mili Lekin takdeerne hamarisaat bewafi kee Kuch pal ke liye humko judaa kargayi Ehsaas huan ki hum ek doosre ke bina saas nahin lesakte Aur hamari prem kahani adhoori More →

Chapter 21 – The Afterlife (Excerpt 13)

A paragraph from Chapter 21 Today, I don’t fear death because I believe death is not the end; it is merely part of my soul’s journey. And so, like with everything I do in life, I make preparations for my journey. When my time comes, my assistant, Peta, knows exactly where to find all my instructions, as well the items More →

Chapter 4 – Feet Away, Worlds Apart (Excerpt 3)

For the next few weeks I will be publishing excerpts from my forthcoming memoir Always With You. Each excerpt will also have an insight into and the significance of the excerpt. (See below) A paragraph from Chapter 4 It was the only way forward, I knew that now. The only way out of this mess I had created. Yes, it More →

Compassionate Me – Week 4 – Compassion for Nature

Welcome to Week 4 of our FREE 28-day programme designed to encourage and inspire you to practise compassion, mindfulness and kindness towards yourself, your friends and family, strangers and the planet. In this last week we focus on nature and work at cultivating compassion towards it. Click HERE to access Week 4.

Happiness is….by Shalini Bhalla

Happiness is sunshine Happiness is rain Happiness is finding my twin soul Happiness is being a twin soul Happiness is laughter Happiness is tears Happiness is my cat purring Happiness is the birds chirping Happiness is living Happiness is breathing Happiness is beginning Happiness is finishing Happiness is when loved ones visit Happiness is when they go home Happiness is More →

Why we must celebrate every day like it is Diwali!

I am so excited about today! I don’t know why – it will after all be my 18th Diwali with Jeremy. But this one feels more special then the last few years. Perhaps it is because, following Jeremy’s illness, we feel we are being given a second chance to enjoy life. So now, instead of working on our birthdays, anniversary, More →