About

 

These pages are essentially about JOY – finding it, living it and keeping it. I have had a life-long fascination with what gives our lives meaning. Why do we do what we do? What lights us up?

This has led me on the pursuit of understanding how my own mind works and what gives my life meaning.  What brings me joy? To do this I have prioritised experiences, travel and personal development.

I now write, teach and continue to learn about the things that can bring us all joy and give us all meaning.

A bit more about my journey so far

Originally an archaeologist, I later went on to work in the education teams of museums, art galleries and NGO’s. Until recently I was a London-based freelance Creative Educator and yoga teacher, working in museums, art galleries, prisons and fine art schools. Now based in the Caribbean I am a self-employed bare-foot yogi and globe-trotter.

What I love to do and write about

I am fascinated by the power of the mind and our ability to shape our lives with our thoughts.

I am inspired by movement/yoga, meditation, Eastern philosphy and what makes us tick.

I love to write about how we can all find a bit more joy and as a result better help others and our planet.

Qualifications

Yoga Teacher Trainings

Yoga London, Ashtanga Vinyassa Flow, 500 hours  (Yoga Alliance), 2018

Rishikesh Yog Peeth, Hatha 200 hours (Yoga Alliance), 2016

TriYoga London, Children’s Yoga 40 hour (Yoga Professionals), 2017

Yoga Intensive Courses and Workshops

Vipassana Silent Meditation

Intergrating Pregnant Students into Your Yoga at Yoga London

Mindfulness and Zen Meditation at Yoga London

Heritage Qualifications

MA Museum Studies and Heritage Management, First Class Hons equivalent (Leiden University)

BA Archaeology, First Class Hons (Reading University)

Bronze and Silver Arts Award Adviser

I have Public Liability Insurance of up to £1m with Hiscox and hold an Enhanced DBS.

“Watch your thoughts; they become words.

Watch your words; they become actions.

Whach your actions; they become habits.

Watch your habits; they become character.

Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”

Lao Tze

“The last of human freedoms – the ability to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances. The ability to choose one’s own way.’ – Viktor E. Frankl