The way in which we form and maintain friendships has significantly changed over the past few decades. In times gone by we would have relied upon school walks, the village grapevine, address books, and a telephone landline as the basic foundation to platonic connections. Nowadays, with the ease of social media and instant messaging, we could assume that we would have enhanced communication which in turn strengthens friendships. Sadly, the impact of our digital era could not be further from the truth.
Nothing affirms life more than death. Even a “mini-death,” such as the loss of a relationship, health, purpose, or finances, can serve as a reminder of the fragility of our life. It is through spending time with dying patients that I have witnessed the painfully simplistic realisations of what is truly important in life, and just how integral our emotions are in our everyday life.
I used to be one of those alcohol-fuelled revellers who effortlessly danced from one day to the next, feeling invincible. However, there comes a time in all of our lives where everything we know and trust changes.
At what stage in your sacred life did you switch from a human being to a human doing? When did you lose the ability to find joy in the simplest present moment?
As many of you may already know, my book Positive Changes: A Self-Kick Book came to be following a life changing blow in my life. Even without this particular event, I have still had more than my fair share of curveballs and life lessons which would make for a melodramatic book.
An insightful interview with the UK’s number one best selling spiritual magazine, Spirit & Destiny. Shelley F. Knight speaks openly about how her book, Positive Changes: A Self-Kick Book came to be.