Monthly Archives: June 2014

Palliative Care and the Concept of Time

Rian Venter, palliative nurse specialist and CEO of hospice in Gauteng, speaks about the changing concept of time in a person who has been told he/she is dying. ‘Your time concept changes completely,’ he says. ‘because there really isn’t any … Continue reading

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Now is the Only Reality

‘Living in the Now gives us the opportunity to experience life fully, without wasting time on guilt and regrets from the past or hopes and anxieties about an imaginary future. Living in the here and now is the key to … Continue reading

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The Art of Focus

“Like every one else, I am losing the attention war. I toggle over to my emails when I should be working. I text when I should be paying attention to the people in front of me. I spend hours looking … Continue reading

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Effective Self-help

Visiting the Kingsmead Book Fair last weekend, I bumped into some of the students for whom I ran my course, How to Live in the Now, several years ago when they were Grade 11 teenagers. I was delighted to hear … Continue reading

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