“It is at our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light” Aristotle Onassis   How many times in the past have you felt despair, overwhelmed, unable to cope, or that all was hopeless? Yet you are still here, living breathing and surviving – well done! The most important thing in life is […]

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A new year, a new life! Well that’s what we are all lead to believe, and why not? We all did the very best that we could last year, and now we are looking towards the future with hope and optimism! To maximise our success this year, I suggest that we all focus briefly on […]

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“The more good fortune you share with others, the more you have for yourself.”  Zen proverb   It is a well known axiom that the more love you give, the more love you get. The more you share your good fortune with others, the more you will have for yourself. Scarcity, like abundance is all […]

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“The success of our lives and our future depends on our motivation and determination or self confidence” His Holiness the Dalai Lama As we have explored in earlier writings, we have an idea that not only are we a product of what we eat, but more importantly, we are a product of how and what […]

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“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;” King Henry Henry V Act 3 scene 1   Have you ever felt stuck, full of great ideas, but nothing ever happens, nothing materialises, you just keep doing the same old thing trying to get ahead? Take a moment to review your life so far; How […]

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“Emotion is 24 times more powerful than logic!” Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1466 – 1536) From the depths of despair to soaring on the wings of love, both wonderful and important feelings, but what causes them, where do they come from how can my body stay the same and my feelings change? How can I feel […]

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“The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything”                                                           Edward John Phelps (1822-1900)   We all know that horrible sinking feeling when your stomach clenches, your breathing becomes shallow, the muscles in your neck tighten, your world stops….   YOU got it WRONG! YOU made a MISTAKE! YOU are an instant FAILURE! […]

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“Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name… And they’re always glad you came.”              Theme song from ‘Cheers’   “Norm!” every-body shouts out! Every time Norm enters the bar, he is welcomed by the same resounding chorus. Everybody in the pub is genuinely happy to see him! He is nothing special however, an […]

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“To complain of the age we live in, to murmur at the present possessors of power, to lament the past, to conceive extravagant hopes for the future, are the common dispositions of the greatest part of mankind.”                                                                           Edmund Burke 1729 – 1797          Most of us, are motivated to move away from pain and […]

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“To thine own self be true” William Shakespeare How much of your dis-ease, unhappiness, worry, illness and other external manifestations of inner turmoil is created by your perceived need to respond to other peoples stuff? Last night I was watching a series on my laptop. I started to feel depressed, insecure, and overwhelmed. I paused […]

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