• Going A-Musing

    Collecting Smiles. Because Happiness is a D.I.Y. Project

    Writing about Life. Happiness. Health. Humor. Love. Relationships. Inspiration. Resources. Experiences.


  • Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin by @Hapfairy

    Scarlet Ivy: Lost Twin @Hapfairy

    Delighted to present Sophie Cleverly's book "Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin" being launched today, along with an exclusive excerpt from the book as part of the... Read more

    Posted on 03 May 2016 DIARIES
  • How to Choose a Summer Camp for Your Child with Diabetes

    Choose Summer Camp Your Child with Diabetes

    Summer is around the corner and parents, especially working parents, start looking for a safe and enjoyable summer camp where they can send their children. I wa... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2016 DIARIES
  • Zazen


    Meditation is a wonderful and easy practice. I see it as a way to sit quietly as my mind gets into neutral gear, leading to a nice state of calm. A state where... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2016 DIARIES
  • You, Your Life

    You, Your Life

    George Bernard Shaw said, "People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this worl... Read more

    Posted on 29 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Xeriscaping and Mindful Gardening

    Xeriscaping Mindful Gardening

    Gardening is a form of mindful meditation, and perhaps one of the best mindfulness practices. Nurturing a garden - regardless of its size, whether you're blesse... Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2016 DIARIES
  • When I Met The Dalai Lama

    When Dalai Lama

    That I am a huge fan of The Dalai Lama shouldn't be a surprise. I have all his books, I love to watch his videos and most of all, I adore his message to the... Read more

    Posted on 27 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Tribute to a Legend #Prince

    Tribute Legend #Prince

    When we love someone, we also have the privilege of learning from them. Back in 2013, when Prince received the Billboard Icon Award 2013 I wrote a tribute to th... Read more

    Posted on 23 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Perspective


    Sometimes the day's events get to us in such a way that the stress builds up, holds us in its grip and manages to progressively ruin the whole day. What if we... Read more

    Posted on 20 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Our Love Grows

    Love Grows

    I am participating in the spotlight tour for the book "Our Love Grows" Written and Illustrated by Anna Pignataro - a delightful book presented in rhyme-form... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Nothing Really Matters

    Nothing Really Matters

    Decades ago, as a school teacher, my Mom found a way to manage her class. With a lot of class - I might add. While the staff complained about how hard it was... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Mindfulness for Moms

    Mindfulness Moms

    Today's post is dedicated to my Mother, my mentor and my motivator - and most of all, my mindfulness "master" - it is her birthday today. As long as I... Read more

    Posted on 15 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Inner Smile

    Inner Smile

    After one of his teachings, The Dalai Lama was asked "what can we give you?" He beamed at the audience. "That's easy, " he said, "Just give me your smiles. It... Read more

    Posted on 11 April 2016 DIARIES
  • How Do You Treat a Friend?

    Treat Friend?

    How would you treat a friend? This is a quick exercise for the letter H in my Mindful living series for the A to Z Challenge. I think it is very appropriate at... Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Gratitude Rocks @laurajtong

    Gratitude Rocks @laurajtong

    I didn't even have to think too hard about what I would choose for the letter G, because it sits in my heart. Gratitude rocks Being grateful is automatically a... Read more

    Posted on 08 April 2016 DIARIES
  • The F Word


    (And what did you think?). Yes, Focus. Not FOMO. So hard to do and so necessary for getting things done. The ability to focus varies from individual to... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Festival with a Fresh Start – Ugadi

    Festival with Fresh Start Ugadi

    Ugadi is one of the year's most awaited Festivals. Ugadi or "New Year", ushered in by spring, is the season for everything fresh and new and of course, a time... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Emotional Mindfulness

    Emotional Mindfulness

    Living mindfully involves appreciating every moment consciously and noticing every nuance in every action. This includes eating, drinking, sitting, hugging and... Read more

    Posted on 06 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Digital Detox

    Digital Detox

    There is a reason why I am posting this later than I meant to. I took a digital detox. "What, are you crazy?" you might wonder. With four blogs in the A to Z... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Coffee Meditation

    Coffee Meditation

    What better way to begin the week with a Mindful Mondays post? What better way to begin a Mindful Monday with Coffee Meditation? What better way to begin the da... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2016 DIARIES
  • Business and Mindfulness

    Business Mindfulness

    Since my theme through April is around mindful living, I am naturally immersed in the topic. Even otherwise, I try and practice being mindful as much as I... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2016 DIARIES