The Dawn of a New Day


“Dawn was breaking, like the light from another world.”
― Alfred Jarry

It’s taken me ten whole months to post, but here we are.

Ten months ago, I was dancing a dance I didn’t know the steps to: between light and darkness, but mostly darkness. Chaos of my mind.

I found my way through. As if a sickness has lifted, I am renewed; awake; inspired and in awe of all this world once more. I feel like me again.

And now, it’s as though it’s the dawn of a new day.



Mrs Mindfulness’s Art of Mindful Living Retreat

Mangrove Mountain Ashram retreat

“Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.”
― Jon Kabat-Zinn

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25 Best Books on Self-Improvement You Need to Read Right Now

“To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your: heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem.” ― Maurice Young

“It took me a lifetime.” ― Pablo Picasso

The topic of ‘mastery’ keeps popping up in my head. In many ways, it’s obvious why because of where I’m at in my life – 23, working, career-driven, seeking meaning – and I desire self-improvement. What’s becoming clearer is my desire for some sort of mastery – perhaps a mastery of something, of some way of being, of mastering me (something I know won’t be easy or come quickly), even of an understanding of mastery in a world of Jacks and Jills of all trades, one reason I was so excited reading this: ‘25 Best Books on Self-Improvement You Need to Read Before You Turn 25,’ which you don’t need to be under 25 to read, because we’re growing and changing all the time. Take a look!