What is your story?

 Believe it or not, the stories or narratives you tell yourself changes what you see or think possible in life. When we enter an experience with a story about how we think life is, that determines how we focus our attention and becomes what we see, even when there’s plenty of evidence to the contrary.…

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Mental Resilience

It can happen to any of us: we don’t get done what we hoped to get done, then we feel stressed, distressed or guilty about it. It’s time to let that pattern go. It’s simply not helpful. We can build resilience around expectations, with a little mental training. And it may support and enable us…

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Our number one craving

Have you ever noticed a sense of incompleteness in your life? That there was something missing? I know I certainly have from time to time. What is our number one craving? You have most likely felt it too since adolescence, or at least since early childhood. It’s a feeling that something is wrong; that something…

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A Brutal Life Lesson to Freedom

“I don’t think anyone really like me. They like versions of me that I’ve presented to them … versions of me that they’ve created in their minds… versions of me with the characteristics they value and are easy to like. But that’s not who I am.  Not really. And this scares me. Who’s going to…

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This is the Answer you’ve been looking for

So many people set off in search for answers in their life. Some will consult ‘experts’, some will seek advice from friends, and many will travel far and wide to ‘find themselves’. And there are others who do something a little different. As many of you know, I have just returned from a two week…

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Post Traumatic Growth

My experience of the past two months leads me to write about a tough subject we’d rather avoid. Trauma such as the loss of a loved one or the diagnosis of serious illness can test us to our very limits – trust me, I know this first hand as I’m certain many of you do…

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