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About Kirstie Pursey

Kirstie Pursey 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. In her long writing career, Kirstie has been published in UK magazines like Woman Alive, Take a Break and Prima and on websites like ElephantJournal.com. 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 the book Not Meditating: Finding Peace, Love and Happiness Without Sitting Still.

What Is Existential Intelligence and 10 Signs Yours Is Above Average

By |2019-10-14T13:10:00+03:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Existential intelligence is the ability to think philosophically and use your intuition. The following signs indicate that yours might be above average. If you have a high level of this type of intelligence, you probably don't spend much time thinking about shopping or celebrities. Instead, you think about the big questions of life - a [...]

25 Profound Little Prince Quotes Every Deep Thinker Will Appreciate

By |2019-05-06T18:23:58+03:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is a children's story with some very profound meanings and some quotes that will really make you think. I have to admit that I never read the Little Prince as a child. I think I wouldn't have known what to make of it if I did. Even reading [...]

25 Aesthetic Words Every Book Lover Will Appreciate

By |2019-10-14T13:15:43+03:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The English language is full of beautiful sounding words that are a delight to hear. How many of these aesthetic words do you know? Some of the most beautiful words in the English language conjure up a sense of something magical. Finding the perfect words for a sensation or feeling is a joy. Sometimes even [...]

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 |2019-10-05T23:57:24+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 quotes prove that Jane Austen 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 on [...]

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 |2019-10-14T13:29:13+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 that all introverts 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 books about introverted [...]