Commuters on a packed tube train feeling like their life has become a never ending routine

The Three Rs – Routine

Routine – a sequence of actions regularly followed. When I started my Three Rs blogs, exploring ‘routine’ had been the inspiration.  Two-thirds of the way through, ‘routine’ had stifled my thinking.  One word – two effects. Routine is boring I had wanted to talk about routine because it is often Read more…

Woman burning incense in a Buddhist temple taking time to ask for help

The Three Rs – Ritual

Why Ritual? Ritual is an important part of human life, often related to significant life events.  Ritual is also a hidden victim of the current pandemic. In my previous post I explained how life has its own natural rhythms, the first of the Three Rs. Now I’m going to dig Read more…

Bedside old style alarm clock - link to the rhythm of a day

The Three Rs – Rhythm

‘The Three Rs’ first appeared in the 1800’s as the basic requirements in education – reading, writing, and arithmetic, but has since been adopted by various other organisations (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle being one of the better known examples). Keeping with this alliterative theme, I’ve been thinking a lot recently of Read more…