Real Well-being

 With the rapid pace of change and the use of technology reaching unprecedented levels, it’s not surprising that our own ‘systems’ – our brain and our body – aren’t quite keeping up, threatening our sense of real well-being. This month I explore what’s really going on and what you can do to better handle…

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The Wise Advocate: The Inner Voice of Strategic Leadership

 The Wise Advocate: The Inner Voice of Strategic Leadership That’s the title of my new book due for release in the coming months. It’s been a collaboration project since 2012 between myself, Dr Jeffrey M Schwartz, leading Neuroscientist on OCD and neuroplasticity at UCLA, and Art Kleiner, editor for s+b magazine. The book will…

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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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