Manoj Dias

Occupation/Business/Creative Outlet: Meditation teacher and Co-founder of A—SPACE, Australia’s first multi-disciplinary meditation studio.

Starsign: Libra

Favourite Number: 13

First thing you did this morning? Meditate, duh.

What does 'wellness' mean to you? Balance. A healthy and happy disposition.

Products found in your shower/by your bath? Face cleanser + Aesop body wash.

Three things that can always be found in your kitchen cupboard? Peanut butter, Almond butter & Nutella.

Favourite kitchen utensil? The spoon.

Favourite Travel destination? Japan

Three things found in your wallet/bag? Bank cards, parking fines and receipts I’ll never look at.

Currently reading? In between; On Anarchism by Noam Chomsky & Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton

Currently browsing (.com)? Hypebeast.

Favourite breakfast food? Pancakes with Nuttella and vanilla ice cream.

An album/mix that calms your nervous system? Ludovico Einaudi - Una mattina

An album/mix that hypes you up? SAINt JHN - Collection One

Most commonly used apps on your phone? Email, Insight Timer, Paystay Parking App (eye roll)

Favourite form of movement/exercise? Dancing

One thing you'd like to incorporate into your day/week that you're currently yet to? More scheduled writing time and not be so sporadic.

Nighttime rituals? Long hot shower, my book and a cuppa.

I feel most creatively fulfilled when… I’m in flow, my mind is calm and my heart is open.

I'm currently working on… developing a Meditation Teacher Training program in New York.

This time last year, I wish I knew… how incredible the cheesecakes would be at Magnolia Bakery.

I'm grateful for…
my struggles and my blessings and that point in which i’m unsure which one is which.