It doesn’t matter what you are trying to accomplish in life You are always playing two simultaneous games. The INNER game and the OUTER GAME. Now, we are all very familiar with the outer game. It involves the external obstacles and challenges we need to overcome As well as the skills we need to develop.…

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Positive thinking often gets a bad wrap, And for some good reasons. It’s not really helpful to try to spin a bad story into a good one. It leads to suppressing feelings and denying reality A bit like an ostrich putting its head in the sand. It doesn’t work in the long run. And can…

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As hard as it is to sit on your hands and do nothing, sometimes the best action is inaction. Waiting and letting time do its thing, To work its magic. I think we often underestimate the power of time to heal, For things to right themselves, For the path to open before us when the…

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I know I have been talking a lot about maths and science lately, But these are the analogies that keep popping into my head. Maybe it is because my sons are currently studying for end of year exams, I don’t know. Anyway here is another little equation for you. OUTPUT > NOURISHING INPUT = DEPLETION…

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I have to admit that I was one of those people who liked maths in school. This drives my sons crazy (they do NOT like maths) I loved the certainty of it, the black and white. I loved how you can see it everywhere, in nature, in music, in art. One of the concepts that…

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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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Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the kinds of questions that you ask yourself on a daily basis? Consider this ,  We all have incredible human brains. Our own personal, built-in super computer. These amazing brains work tirelessly for us, finding answers to all the questions that we ask of it.…

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Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity ~ Hanlon’s Razor How often do you think you jump to the wrong conclusions about people? I know I do it all the time. We all do. We attribute meaning to people’s every action – that is how we make sense of the world and…

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When was the last time you gave someone a really good hug, Not just a cursory squeeze, but a proper big hug? Do you remember how good it felt, that hug? A hug can bring up so many feelings …. Connectedness Love Understanding Comfort Support And a hug has so many amazing benefits beyond that…

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