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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.

8 Best Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety to Help Them Unleash Their Potential

By |2019-04-06T22:00:16+03:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Working life can be very difficult for anxious introverts. Luckily, there are jobs for introverts with anxiety that suit them and make for a fulfilling, low-stress life. Obviously, the best careers for introverts with anxiety don't involve a lot of stressful contact with people such as conferences, sales calls and presentations. Often, introverts prefer a [...]

10 Signs Your Prana Energy Is Out of Balance and How to Fix It

By |2019-03-30T14:51:43+03:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Prana is the Sanskrit word for vital life force. If your prana energy is out of balance, then fixing it can transform your health and wellbeing. When our prana energy is strong, we feel happy, healthy and balanced. However, our prana or life force can become blocked and distorted by external events, bad diet, an [...]

10 Profound Jane Austen Quotes That Are So Relevant to the Modern World

By |2019-03-24T16:54:09+03:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jane Austen’s works are loved for being witty, scathing and romantic. The following Jane Austen quotes prove that she is the queen of satire and sense. Jane Austen's novels are still fantastically popular more than 200 years after they were written. This isn’t surprising as the novels are funny, romantic and offer a scathing attack [...]

7 Metaphors for Life: Which One Better Describes You and What Does It Mean?

By |2019-03-20T21:14:03+03:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many metaphors for life that can guide us to be our best selves. What is your metaphor? And does it help or hinder your journey? What are metaphors for life? There are a variety of metaphors for life that we turn to when trying to make the best of our lives. Some people [...]

5 Fiction Books about Introverts to Help You Understand This Personality Type

By |2019-03-17T16:09:17+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Literature, Personality|Tags: , , |

From Jane Eyre to Superman, fiction books are full of introvert characters. Here are five great books about introverts that all introverted people can relate to. Whenever I have felt out of place as an introvert, I have taken comfort in the fact that some of my favourite fictional characters are just like me. Reading [...]

5 Positive Mantras That Will Help You Reach Success, Balance and Inner Peace

By |2019-03-01T18:08:06+03:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Positive mantras create a powerful sound vibration that aligns the mind, body and spirit to divine energy helping us achieve peace, balance and success. But before we list our positive mantras, let's discuss the concept of mantra first. What is a mantra? The word Mantra comes from ancient Sanskrit. ‘Man’ means mind, and ‘tra’ means [...]

5 Positive Effects of Stress You Didn’t Know about, Backed by Science

By |2018-09-14T14:17:07+03:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Most of us assume that stress is bad. But the effects of stress can also be good. Read on to find out about the difference between good and bad stress. We all experience stress in our lives and many of us try to reduce the effects of stress because we think it is bad for [...]

What Is Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence and 6 Ways to Develop It

By |2018-09-05T23:14:52+03:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Verbal-linguistic intelligence is the ability to effectively understand and use language. Here are six great ways to improve your verbal-linguistic intelligence. Verbal-linguistic intelligence is one of Howard Gardner's Nine multiple intelligences. It concerns the ability to understand and use spoken and written language effectively. Writers, poets, lawyers, politicians and speakers are among those that Gardner sees [...]