Browsing All posts tagged under »Buddhism«

Peace over pressure

March 17, 2014


This past weekend, I spent at KZN’s Buddhist Retreat Centre. A true gem, the BRC sits on a massive country estate, immersed in indigenous bush and forest and overlooking a giant lush green valley that can’t help but take your breath away. A towering Buddha sits quietly within the grounds, a Stupa marks the perfect […]

The magic of meditation

August 13, 2013


This morning I had one of the most magical runs in a while. I left home late, after 8am and the sun was already beating down, so decided to hit the beach where I could catch some wind and tire myself out more quickly on the sand. Bypassing the beach in the end, I opted […]

Gratitude is an attitude

June 16, 2013


I spent this evening at a thought-provoking talk at the Capital Club with life and executive coach, Marwa Karoura. The topic?  “Operating out of Abundance: A Journey into the ‘Never Enough’ Illusion.” I was with my friend Brandy and chatting en route home, we both agreed that whilst we didn’t necessarily learn anything new, we […]

The miracle of mindfulness

October 6, 2012


I’m such a believer in mantras and never compete in an event without my little laminated words of support by my side. So when listening to a podcast the other day with the incredibly awesome, inspiring and utterly brilliant Timothy Olson, one of the world’s top ultra runners, I was intrigued to hear his mantra, […]