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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There is no doubt about it, life can get busy. Always things to do, people to see and places to go. Most of us have a to-do list a mile long, (if not two!) Which, like the magic pudding, you can seemingly never get to the bottom of. It’s not hard to see why so…

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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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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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How are you today? Seriously, how are you? When someones asks you that question, what is your automatic response? For most people the answer generally lies along the spectrum of Ok to fine….. Really is everyone OK? Are we all just fine? I know life isn’t always a bed of roses, but surely we can…

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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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