“Think one person can’t make a difference? Try spending the night in a room with a mosquito.” Paraphrasing Gandhi! Most of us have a deep, inner calling to make a difference to the world. Yet it can be so easy to fall into the trap of thinking “I can’t make a difference” or “who am […]
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Make It!
This weekend I set out, with 3 team members, to achieve a massive life challenge – walking 60 miles in a day, up and down massive hills. Months of commitment and investment – physical and emotional – went into the challenge. I didn’t make it to the end. Some would say I failed. But I’m […]
10 Happiness Secrets From A 4 Year-Old
If you want to feel happier, sometimes it can be best to go back to basics and learn from those around us who seem happiest. In my life, that’s probably my 4 year old. He seems to have happiness pretty much sussed. We often believe that wisdom comes with age. But sometimes the years cause […]
Following Your Bliss – Are You Suffering From "Should-itus"?
How do most of us spend the day? Probably doing the same old, same old. Following the routine. Stuck on the treadmill of obligation and habit. Waiting for the day when things will finally change. But what if there were another way? How would it be if we could be free to follow our dreams […]
Why Are We So Scared Of Changing?
Have you ever wondered why so many of us go along putting up with things we don’t like about our life, but doing nothing about it? You see it all the time. “I hate my job,” says a friend, “but there’s nothing else out there.” “I don’t really like this house, but I can’t afford […]
Does Giving Up Coffee Make You Happier?
I was famous for my coffee habit. We’re talking 20 mile detours in the Rocky Mountains to get a latte and taking a stove-top espresso machine camping. And I was famous for how good my coffee was – freshly ground organic Colombian beans, brewed just right, with no one refusing a second mug. It was […]