Celebrating insights that challenge you

Celebrating insights that challenge you

If you have an insight into yourself that unsettles and challenges you — celebrate it! It is much better to become awake to your life, than be trapped in a Sisyphean struggle. A struggle where you keep repeating the same mistakes over and over again. Change begins...
People who make you feel bad

People who make you feel bad

What impact do the people in your life have on you? If someone makes you feel like sh*t why put up with it? Sometimes, we need to set-up boundaries for our own health. Boundaries that protect you from people who make you feel bad.  Noticing the people who make you...
To really know yourself

To really know yourself

To really know yourself is to notice your inner state, in the same way that a skilled painter notices colour. It is about being awake to subtle shades and shifts in your feelings and motivations. About really attuning yourself to both body and mind. And, such noticing...
Don’t be a moaner

Don’t be a moaner

Vent, if you need to, but don’t be a moaner. What’s the difference you ask? Venting vs moaning Venting is a releasing of pent-up feelings and frustrations that are probably better let out. Feelings that perhaps you prefer to deny and bottle-up, often non-consciously....
Wisdom is like a vaccine

Wisdom is like a vaccine

Wisdom is like a vaccine. It protects against confusion and noise that prevent you from living well.  And, in the way that a vaccine works against a particular disease, wisdom becomes wisdom in relation to a particular problem. However, unlike a vaccine, wisdom can...
Finding the right people

Finding the right people

A large part of life is about finding the right people for you. The people that you would like to work with and hang out with.  Who are the right people?  The good news is that there is nothing intrinsically ‘right’ (or wrong) about the right people...