Tagged: courage

rainbows Galicia

Rainbow Vision: The Antidote to Doom and Gloom

The secret power of the rainbow in the face of an ever miserable world. Some time ago I went to visit some family in Galicia, Northern Spain. Famed for its notorious wet weather, the green mountains and trees were a much-needed tonic for the dry plains of Madrid that I have grown accustomed to. In true Galician spirit, it rained almost every day we were there, much to the delight...

off-grid adventures

Off-Grid Explorations Part 2- Almond Picking in The Garden of Eden

Our off-grid road trip in Aragón continued with a weeks stay with ex-corporate high fliers Paul and Hermine in the mountains of Calaceite, a small village in the heart of España vacía. What was it that made them ditch their corporate life in favour of the simple life in the mountains of Spain? And what else were we going to learn about the realities of off-grid life?

expect the unexpected

Expecting the Unexpected and Embracing Fear

What would you do with your life if you had no fear? If fear wasn´t there, whispering in your ear and telling you that you can´t, that it´s impossible, that you are kidding yourself…what would you do? This seems like both an inspiring question and a cliché at the same time. How many times have we heard this question and yet…it doesn´t seem to help us reduce our fear nor...

journey authenticity

Why you should forget everything you have ever learnt

Authenticity, purpose and throwing off that which no longer serves you. Nowadays it can seem that everyone is looking for their special purpose in life. Call it destiny or simply a reason to get out of bed in the morning, the shops are filled with books claiming to have all the secrets to living a successful life and fulfilling your dreams. ‘Be your best self!’ they cry. ´Follow these 5...