Tonight a good man died, and I don’t use that adjective lightly. When I met him he had a plump nose, a frizzled patch of thin grey hair, and drooping, peach-grey ears. He wore no glasses, and his eyes seemed to be at least one size too small to match […]
Humans are anxious, tired and distracted; but we don’t need to pay big bucks to learn to relax.
Our brains are brilliant organic machines, capable of firing billions of neurons in synchronized waves every second, incessantly digesting a near-infinite amount of information. This mysterious grey-pinkish blob of matter somehow unconsciously filters out the non-relevant, the noise and static of the universe, and forces our focus instead on our […]
Having a cheery disposition can influence more than just your mood. “People who are optimistic are more committed to their goals, are more successful in achieving their goals, are more satisfied with their lives, and have better mental and physical health when compared to more pessimistic people,” says Suzanne […]
I have a lot of fun playing with my four children, and while skateboarding with one of them recently, I realised there is a lot to be learned from children’s playfulness and activities. In fact, the lessons learned from skateboarding can be very well applied to our daily life! This […]
If the little-engine-that-could plugs boldly onwards by repeating: “I think I can, I think I can”, then my inner critic’s engine used an opposite mantra: “Not there yet… not there yet….not there yet…” In my quest to make it up the figurative mountain of self-fulfillment, it seemed that I was always coming […]