Introversion: The Quiet SuperPower

In a world full of uncertainty, change and shifting fortunes, where can we find solid ground? What, if anything, can keep us buoyant when we find ourselves in the midst of raging storms? Is there a way that we can even turn things around? When everything seems to be falling apart, our solid ground, buoyancy Continue reading »

Mistakes or Mis(s)-Takes?

Who hasn’t made a mistake? What’s important is how you react when you realise you’ve made a mistake. Do you kick yourself? Do you say, ‘I’m an idiot’? Do you feel disappointed or annoyed with yourself? Do you feel that you have missed a great opportunity? What if mistakes were in fact miss-takes? What if Continue reading »

Do You Adjust?

Change requires adjustment.  Adjustment of ideas, approaches and sometimes even of heart, but not of hope, values or necessarily vision. Change makes us re-look at what we’re doing, why we’re doing it and where we really want to be. It is life’s way of asking us, ‘Are you sure? Are you really sure of what Continue reading »

Developing Inner Resilience

Resilience is the ability to quickly bounce back from disappointments and set-backs, and to not let them over-shadow us. Looking at children, it’s easy to see that they are often more resilient that adults. They have the uncanny ability to live in the moment – the present – and enjoy what they have now without Continue reading »

Survive and Thrive: Flexibility

Which has more importance to you: work, life outside work, or both? Or can you flex and balance? If work is more important, is it that you’ve tied up your value with what you ‘do’? If it is life outside work, have you become inflexible with work? Are you afraid of taking on new projects Continue reading »

How To Be Good Part 1

What is ‘being good’ for you? Is your definition based on what ‘looks’ good or on something that will make a valuable contribution to the world? Intrinsically we all are good. I need to be true to myself, anchored to my own good. The tool in-between your goodness and putting it into action is your Continue reading »

Empathy & Compassion: Empathy

Empathy is the ability to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes. Usually we equate this to empathizing with anothers challenging or sorrowful experiences. Equally though it can mean to empathize with their positive experiences. Can you have empathy whilst still feeling totally secure and loving for example? Today many problems are the result of an Continue reading »

It Is Time…

To recognize time is to recognize the self, to value the self, to make your life like a diamond, flawless and truthful, and to become fearless and never have any worries. A ‘hero actor’ is one whose life sparkles. They know their own story, never think, ‘Why…?’ and their faith and courage mean that others Continue reading »

Caterpillar – Butterfly

The caterpillar’s metamorphosis The caterpillar gives no indication of the butterfly it will become. It’s journey begins after hatching from its egg and its mission is to eat and grow. Once it reaches a certain size it attaches itself to something -such as a branch- and turns into a chrysalis to undergo its complete metamorphosis Continue reading »

Chance, Luck & Opportunity

Things of chance, such as winning the lottery, come with a small probability, whereas luck you make by seeing and taking the opportunities that come in front of you. So we create our own fortune (enrich your own lives). We have created many superstitions and rituals around luck; the rabbit’s foot, the black cat, the Continue reading »

Energy In Times Of Crisis

In times of challenge/crisis/difficulty we tend to cry: why me?, then poor me!. These two thoughts pull us down (bring our energy down) and leave us feeling unable to cope and that things are impossible. So firstly we need to pay attention to not letting our energy go down. To these two thoughts. Then if Continue reading »

Understand To Be Understood

What is needed to bring understanding into our relationships and work? Love, a love from internal strength – not from taking. A love that asks: how can I help? – not why does no-one understand me? or why is the world like this? A love that asks: what can I do right now to bring Continue reading »