We all make hundreds (if not thousands!) of decisions every day. Think of the decisions you have made so far today. Here’s my list. Whether to stay in bed an extra five minutes or so. Should I wake my boys, or let them sleep in a little. Should I give the cat chicken or salmon…

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How about starting the day with a little Kenny Rogers wisdom ?…. (and sorry in advance if you get this song stuck in your head) “ You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ‘em “ You couldn’t have said it better, Kenny. Yes, a song about gambling, but so relevant…

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Let me tell you a little Zen story. Two Zen masters come to a pond.They want to cross the pond.A ‘lady of the night’ (aka prostitute) is also standing by the pond.She wants to cross too. The older Zen master turns to the lady and says “I will carry you on my back” The lady…

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What is your tolerance for failure? Would you say it is high, medium or low? Cast your mind back to the last time you failed to get something you wanted Or failed to reach a goal. How many times did you try before you gave up? Once, twice … five times? NOW Imagine, if you…

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How long do you hold a grudge for? How long do you stay stressed and frustrated or angry when someone annoys you or life isn’t going your way? For most people the answer can be … Quite a long time.Too long, most likely. But did you know that scientific evidence shows That the life span…

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Can you remember the last time a friend shared a really great joke or funny story? How you laughed together, How you slapped your sides, How your eyes watered, And your tummy muscles hurt? And then, when you walked away from that moment, How your mood felt a little lighter, How your day seemed that…

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Striving for anything worthwhile takes a lot of effort. It can be hard, and even unpleasant, work at times. Inevitably on the journey towards any goal There are going to be moments when you just want to STOP. Never is this more apparent to me than when I am training for an endurance event. I…

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We humans are so difficult to satisfy. We always want what we don’t yet have. We are always looking over our shoulder,  or over the fence,  or these days flicking through endless pictures on Insta or Facebook To see what everybody else is up to To see what everybody else has To check up on…

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I love this quote from Mark Twain…. ” I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened”  It makes me smile at how crazy we human beings can be sometimes. We all do it though, don’t we? ……. Create incredible, elaborate dramas in our heads, About all the unfortunate…

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