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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 Are Twin Souls and How to Recognize If You Have Found Yours

By | 2017-08-12T15:41:58+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people believe that we each have twin souls or twin flames who we are meant to be with. But how do you know if you have met yours? The idea that we each have a twin soul or twin flame originates from Plato. He told how humans once had two faces, four arms, and [...]

7 Stages of Spiritual Growth: Which Stage Are You in?

By | 2017-08-16T21:49:07+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Spiritual growth is a journey with many twists and turns. But there are clear stages we can recognize on our path to spiritual wholeness. Spiritual growth can be achieved in many ways. There is no prescribed path that leads to enlightenment. In addition, the journey can sometimes feel like two steps forward followed by three [...]

6 Signs from the Universe You Should Never Ignore

By | 2017-09-12T17:57:36+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Parapsychology & Psychic Phenomena, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

When we are stuck in life, or not sure which way to go, we can look for signs from the universe to offer us guidance towards our life’s purpose. Sometimes it can be hard to know what to do in life. Do we trust our hearts or our heads? How do we balance our own [...]

10 Hidden Truths about Life Smart People Know but Don’t Talk about

By | 2017-09-09T19:33:04+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

There are many hidden truths that smart people know, but there are good reasons why they won’t always share their knowledge with others. There are really only two possible answers to this question. 1 I don’t know, or 2. I’m not telling! However, by studying how smart people behave, I have come up with a few [...]

6 Reasons Why You Should Never Mess with the Quiet One

By | 2017-09-05T15:44:07+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Often we pay most attention to those with the loudest voices and the most to say. In doing this, we underestimate the power of the quiet one. At any gathering of people, be it a party or a business meeting, there will be those who talk loudly and demand attention. These extroverts have lots of [...]

14 Ways Creative Minds Think Differently Than Everyone Else

By | 2017-09-02T16:10:20+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Neuroscience has proven that people with particularly creative minds have brains that are wired differently to those of less creative types. Science cannot yet explain exactly how all these processes work, however, creativity is believed to involve several cognitive processes. It is hard to say that specific behaviors are related to creativity. However, several different [...]

Analysis Paralysis or Why Even the Brightest People Live Miserable Lives

By | 2017-08-29T17:08:28+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Intelligent people are particularly prone to the overthinking that can cause analysis paralysis and lead to a failure to make decisions or take action. What is analysis paralysis? Analysis paralysis happens when we overthink things to such a degree that we are unable to make a decision or take action. We can spend so long [...]

If You Can Sense These 7 Nuances of People’s Behavior, Then You Are Probably an Empath

By | 2017-08-24T20:17:36+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Empaths are sensitive to slight nuances of behavior that others may be oblivious to. If you notice these things, you are most certainly an empath. If you find that you have a different reaction to someone than your friends, family, and colleagues, it could be that you are picking up on nuances in their behavior [...]