Procrastination is our favorite form of self-sabotage

The experts at Psychology Today define self-sabotage as a self-defeating action that gets in the way of your intent. Most often it takes the form of procrastination. If you’re saying to yourself you’ll do such and such right after you complete something else that is way less important but inherently more interesting, you are procrastinating […]

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OMunity Connects Visitors with the Traditions of a Village Life

The commercialisation of spirituality in Bali has been rapid, oftentime reaping little benefit other than profit for the so called ‘healers.’ Luckily, Balinese culture and traditions remain strong in many parts of the island, particularly away from the tourist enclaves of southern Bali. Located in the village of Sudaji, in north Bali, OMunity has been […]

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Mission Paws’ible Brings Hope to Bali Dogs

Bali dogs have roamed the island for thousands of years. According to the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA), around 90 percent of Bali dogs have a place to which they belong, be it a family or a warung. This, however, does not always mean that they are taken care of in the Western sense of […]

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What’s your favorite earworm?

Have you been plagued by that endless repetitive tune that seemingly pops out of the blue and spontaneously plays in your head over and over and over again? Join the crowd. Almost all people experience those mind teasers called earworms. They’re also called brain worm, brain itch, stuck song or sticky music. Normally they don’t […]

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Living off the grid in Bali

While the concept of living off the grid usually refers to living without the support of an electrical grid and other external infrastructure, to many it is about much more than installing solar panels and setting up a compost bin. Living off the grid is about having a conscious awareness of how we want to […]

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Fake News Lah

Donald Trump mendaciously claims he coined the expression ‘fake news’. Actually the term has been in use since the 1890s by the American press and is not a new concept. But with all the wolf cries about fake news since the advent of the Donald on the political scene, the expression has gone viral, expressly […]

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The Healing Tradition of Ayurveda Embraces the Individual

   If you are feeling out of sorts, you are probably not the only one. The stresses of everyday life (yes, even in Bali), or something as simple as seasonal changes, can play havoc with our body constitution. Instead of turning to run-of-the-mill Western medical treatments, why not try a healing practice that has withstood […]

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Tactile Tattoos: The Ultimate in Wearables

Imagine accessorising your outfit with a gold leaf sticker on your arm, leg -or any other body part for that matter– and using it as a touch pad much like the one on your smartphone in order to control your mobile devices, to display information or store data. How about a skin bracelet that acts […]

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