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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.

Buddha Teachings That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

By | 2018-01-23T17:33:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are several fundamental Buddha teachings that can help us to lead a life that is of value to ourselves and others. Following these teaching can free us from suffering and help us to embrace our true purpose here on earth. Buddhism teaches that we are on this earth for a purpose. Buddha teachings say [...]

6 Introvert Quotes That Perfectly Capture What It Means to Be One

By | 2018-01-19T17:43:25+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Psychology & Mental Health, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

If you are an introvert, it can sometimes feel like no one understands you. These introvert quotes will inspire you to embrace your introversion and feel less alone. Quotes can help us understand the way others think and help us to feel understood. When you read a quote that resonates with you, it makes you [...]

How to Stop Worrying by Asking Yourself These 7 Sobering Questions

By | 2018-01-16T21:05:30+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

It is sometimes hard to know how to stop worrying. However, asking yourself certain questions can help put your worries in perspective and find a more effective solution to your problems. While worrying can sometimes be useful, often it is a negative, stressful state that does little to improve our situation. Worrying excessively can cause [...]

7 Weird Things That Reveal Your True Personality, According to Science

By | 2018-01-13T22:32:57+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Science has revealed that our habits can reveal a lot about our personalities. There are several weird things that can reveal who we truly are. We all do things a little differently, but most of us don't give this a second thought. A habit or preferences is just that, nothing more - right? Well, it's [...]

How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills with These 8 Science-Backed Techniques

By | 2018-01-13T15:51:49+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all have many problems to solve every day. But have you ever thought how improving your problem-solving skills could make you more successful? Every day we are bombarded with problems that need solving. Many of these are mundane everyday problems, such as how to fit in your child’s dance class, a grocery shop, and [...]

Why Conflict Resolution Can Be Difficult for Empaths (and How to Master It)

By | 2018-01-10T19:41:41+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are an empath, you may struggle with conflict resolution. These techniques can help you overcome conflict without causing pain to yourself or others. Empaths hate to upset people. This is because they will feel the other person's emotions and suffer guilt for causing another’s pain. This can make it difficult for empaths to [...]

6 Eckhart Tolle Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

By | 2017-12-31T18:18:04+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The words of Eckhart Tolle have the power to inspire and awaken us. Here are 6 powerful Eckhart Tolle quotes that may transform your life. Eckhart Tolle is one of the most influential spiritual writers in the western world. In his work, he explains how he was often depressed, until the age of 29. At [...]

5 Philosophical Questions That Will Blow Your Mind

By | 2017-12-28T21:19:18+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Universe|Tags: , , , |

Some philosophical questions are so difficult you could tie yourself up in mental knots trying to understand them. But they do make great dinner party conversations. These types of philosophical questions are usually known as thought experiments. People have been using these conundrums to understand philosophical concepts for nearly 2,000 years. The purpose of a [...]