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About Kirstie Pursey

Kirstie works as a writer, blogger and storyteller and lives in London with her family of people, dogs and cats. She is a lover of reading, writing, being in nature, fairy lights, candles, firesides and afternoon tea.

Kirstie has trouble sitting still which is why she created www.notmeditating.com to share techniques and practices for tuning out the busy mind.

She is also the author of Not Meditating: Finding Peace, Love and Happiness Without Sitting Still.

What Is Introverted Intuition and How to Use Its Power to the Fullest

By | 2017-11-14T17:48:11+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If your dominant cognitive function is Introverted Intuition, you have gifts and powers that can improve your life and make a difference in the world. What is introverted intuition? The “N” in INFJ, INFP, INTP and INTJ personality types stands for iNtuition. This means that these personality types gather and process information primarily using an Intuitive style rather than [...]

20 Sophisticated Words to Use Instead of Swearing

By | 2017-11-10T14:02:45+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Fed up with tired old swear words? Try dipping into the past to discover some curses that sound like sophisticated words but are actually very insulting. Let’s face it most swear words are overused and boring. We rely on sad metaphors for sex and going to the toilet when we want to insult someone. Yet, [...]

When You Have a Negative Gut Reaction to These 6 Things, Don’t Ignore It

By | 2017-11-06T13:23:01+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There are times when it’s good to make rational decisions. But when you have a gut reaction to certain people and situations, you shouldn’t ignore it. A gut reaction can give us more information than we think. We sometimes react to information from the senses before our logical minds even have a chance to process [...]

How to Use the Law of Attraction to Reach Your Goals and Fulfill Your Desires

By | 2017-11-03T20:17:09+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many of us want to know how to use the law of attraction to make our lives better. Well, it's all about being in partnership with the universe. When you know how to use the law of attraction, it is powerful. However, it is often misunderstood and misused. If we use the law of attraction [...]

7 Cynical George Carlin Quotes That Will Make You Laugh and Think

By | 2017-11-02T20:38:35+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

These George Carlin quotes show us the power of humor to overcome complacency, shift our thinking and change the world. George Carlin was an American comedian, actor, and author. His humor covered subjects including politics, psychology, and religion. He didn’t shy away from difficult subjects and used the power of humor to change the way [...]

7 Distorted Thinking Traps That Even Intelligent People Fall into

By | 2017-10-27T12:54:38+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We may think we are rational human beings, but actually, we are often swayed by distorted thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Our brains are complicated. We may think that we are always rational and make the best decisions based on available evidence. However, our thinking processes can sometimes be led astray by cognitive bias. Our [...]

Why Good Listening Skills Are a Real Superpower (and How to Develop Them)

By | 2017-10-21T16:20:04+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Being a good listener can enhance our personal and business relationships in many ways. That’s why good listening skills are a real superpower. Having good listening skills is very important in all of our interactions with others. Listening well can make the difference between a situation resulting in failure or success. Good listening skills are [...]

How to Ask the Universe for What You Want to Make Your Wishes Come True

By | 2017-10-17T13:54:20+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you are struggling with manifesting what you want, use these tips to ask the universe to fulfill your deepest desires. Manifesting what we want is simple but not easy. All we have to do is ask for what we want, however, there is a catch. The energy we put into asking affects what we [...]