Author: Mariana

Right Into Morpheus Arms

Right Into Morpheus Arms

CHAPTER TWO Letter 4  Why Do We Get Sleepy? Hello again, my little one! How did you sleep? I’m guessing the answer to that is “without even thinking about it.” At some point last night your eyelids got really heavy, and you just shut them for a minute, just a few minutes – and suddenly …

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Why Do We Need The Toilet?

Why Do We Need The Toilet?

CHAPTER TWO: HOW TO LIVE Letter 3 Why Do We Need The Toilet? Good morning, dear Julian! Remember when I said you should drink that big cup of water? There was something I should have mentioned: some of that water is going to have to come out of you again. Did you feel a strong …

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Why Do We Get Hungry?

Why Do We Get Hungry?

CHAPTER TWO Letter 2 Why Do We Get Hungry? Hello dear Julian! I have a strange question for you. Has your stomach ever rumbled?  You can’t miss it when it happens. It’s like a groaning, squeaking noise, in the middle of your body – a funny sound! When adults do it in public, everyone laughs. …

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The Smartest Doctor in the World

The Smartest Doctor in the World

CHAPTER TWO:  HOW TO LIVE Letter 1 Why Do We Get Sick? Hello my dear Julian! I’m thrilled we’ve completed the first chapter where we talked about how we come into the world – what a marvellous journey, isn’t it? Now we begin the next important leg of this journey where we will explore more …

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The Place Where Thoughts Live

The Place Where Thoughts Live

CHAPTER ONE Letter 6 How Do I Think? Yesterday, dear Julian, I asked you how you were feeling. Today, I’d like to ask you what you’re thinking. As I explained yesterday, thoughts and feelings are often mixed up in a powerful way that we can’t untangle. The reason is inside your head. It’s time to …

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On A Thing Called Feelings

On A Thing Called Feelings

CHAPTER ONE Letter 5 Why Do I Cry? How are you feeling today, dear Julian? I hope you’re feeling very happy today, because we’re going to talk about how wonderful crying is. Crying is what happens when salty drops of water drip out of your eyes, sliding down your face. These drops are called tears …

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The Human Senses: A Fun Little Tour

The Human Senses: A Fun Little Tour

CHAPTER ONE Letter 4 Why Do We Hear, See, Smell, Taste and Feel Things? Remember wiggling your fingers yesterday, dear Julian? How did it feel?  Those weird fleshy sticks sprouting from your hands may not look terribly useful at first. Good for wiggling? Yes. Good for anything else? Not really sure (and really can’t see …

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Why Do We Look The Same?

Why Do We Look The Same?

CHAPTER ONE Letter 3 Why Do We Look The Same? Hello again, Dear Julian! Let’s play a game.  Ready? WIGGLE YOUR FINGERS! Yes, all of them, at the same time. Wiggle them like mad! Wave your arms in the air and wiggle those fingers as fast as you can make them wiggle! Okay. Phew. Let’s …

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How Are We Born?

How Are We Born?

CHAPTER ONE Letter 2 How Are We Born? Hello again, dear Julian – I hope you slept deliciously well, as all people should. (Never feel ashamed about sleeping too much at times. Sleeping is sensible, it heals us, and only silly people and brand-new parents stay up all night.) If you’re feeling sleepy, rub your …

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Self Love Journey: Update 6

Self Love Journey: Update 6

Last update on this self love journey was exactly a year ago. A year where most of what has happened has been dictated by Covid. Yes, this pandemic year has made some real shakes in every aspect of our lives – physical, emotional, financial, you name it. It’s been such a different year for every …

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