I am lying in bed when Johann Pachelbel’s Canon starts playing. Tears spring to my eyes at the sheer happiness that emanates from this orchestra. In these five beautiful minutes, I marvel at how music must have been discovered. At how a violin is carved out of wood. And how someone decided to add strings and a bow and a chin rest. I marvel at the hours of practice, passion and dedication of the musicians. At how they all come together to play this magnificent piece of music. And how they must be feeling to be part of this wonderful creation. I marvel at how one man in 17th century Germany was inspired to compose such a masterpiece. And finally, I marvel at how all the violins and bows and musicians and passion and discovery and inspiration all sum up to this…
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Things I love…
Being outdoors in nature, colour, my self-love journey, teaching, yoga, friends & family, sunshine, good conversation, sleep, writing, going for coffee, a good cuppa tea, swimming in the ocean, books, adventure, travel, movies and a good box set, learning, laughter, fun, good food, bear hugs…
My Most Recent Discovery
Pics on InstagramErskine Falls 💦When on holidays, I tend to forget about my usual daily mental health rituals but this time, I’m happy to be making time to practise yoga, breathing exercises, mindfulness, meditation & gratitude (and swimming in the ocean here) 😊 They’re all free, quick & easy to do anywhere, anytime, & they help to keep me feeling grounded, balanced & positive 🧘♀️💚
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My Current Bedfellow
Last movie to catch my interest
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On the iPod
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