Author archives: Yasmine

How to be Present in a world of Distraction

If you’re a Londoner then you’ll know that living with Londoners is like living with lions. Commuting on the train is like hunting for a breakfast-kill with a whole pack of competitors, when the only rule of this jungle is ‘always remain silent’. You may cough, page-turn or ‘tut’ loudly at anyone who doesn’t understand the unspoken rule of silence (or can’t [...]

Make Your Twenties Count

Sure, I’ve been told countless times by wistful relatives: ‘Make the most of your twenties’. But how about making something of your twenties? I suppose you could call me a super-grad; neither a fresh graduate, nor an established working professional. That’s the thing about being a twenty-something, there’s little pressure to get married, have children, choos[...]