Lilli’s Lowdown – Don’t be down

This week on Bond Appetit Steve Maraboli joined Ronsley Vaz to speak about mental health. Especially how people can take back their power in unhappy situations.Personally I know how hard it can be to feel like you’re powerful in a seemingly hopeless situation. Wether in business or your personal life it can take a huge toll on your motivation and happiness.If the world is on …

business

When to call it quits: 3 signs your business is going nowhere

Starting a business is always going to be hard. If it wasn’t, everyone would own a successful startup. And while it’s great to give things a red-hot go, there’s no shame in admitting when things just aren’t working out for you and your business. A successful entrepreneur requires a certain amount of stubbornness, but it can also be the thing …

suffering

You can’t spell suffering without ‘U’

One of life’s awful truths is that suffering is inevitable for everyone. Each person you come across is experiencing some form of suffering in some way. Even Buddha, one of the universe’s most equanimous figures, espoused that ‘everything is suffering’. In fact, it’s one of the key teachings of Buddhism. But Buddha also believed that we can lessen our suffering, …

2 Easy Ways (and 1 Hard Way) to Change Your Life with the Rule of Thirds

2 easy ways (and 1 hard way) to change your life with the rule of thirds

“Change your life”, everyone wants some version of this. Sean D’Souza thinks differently. Very differently. Maybe it’s because he’s an accountant, a creative, a cartoonist, a voracious reader, a teacher, and an early riser (4 a.m. to be exact). With a life brimming with so many ideas and thoughts from all different worlds, Sean infamously vowed to take three months …

finding your creative voice

The 3 essential stages for finding your creative voice

This article was inspired by Ronsley Vaz’s latest interview with Michael Bromley on Should I Start A Podcast. As any creative soul will know, one of the hardest things about actually creating something is finding the right voice to project it in. And regardless of your artistic medium – whether it’s clay, paint, movement, vocal or the written word – …