Sometimes, it’s the simple things

Sometimes, it’s the simple things

Photo by Charlie Round-Turner   I took the opportunity to go on a long country walk last week-end.  Breathing in the tranquility of the clean forest air made me realise how important it is for us to connect with nature and how easily we can forget the wonder of the...
Are you trapped in your own mind?

Are you trapped in your own mind?

As human beings in the 21st century, we very much dwell in the realm of thought. We harness the power of our minds to evaluate, analyse and make complex decisions. The human mind is an incredible gift, yet it can deceive us with limiting beliefs if we are not careful....
The Rise of Homo Economicus

The Rise of Homo Economicus

Who exactly is homo economicus? To set the scene, I want to share with you a conversation I overheard on the bus the other day, which was both inspiring and disheartening and at the same time. It was between two very young brothers, no more than five or six if I had...
The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice

Choice is one of those unique attributes of human existence that can sometimes feel like both a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing because choice gives us the power to decide how we move our lives forward at any given point; it is a curse because the weight of...
The Leadership Hoax

The Leadership Hoax

The aspiration to be a so called leader has always seemed a peculiar idea to me. Even as a child I wondered, “so, what does leadership mean — if some people are leaders are others followers then?”. There is a danger that the idea of leadership, at least...