Work with your brain, not against it

‘The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.’ Robert Frost We have an inbuilt autopilot in our brains called RAS (it … Continue reading

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Pausing your mind

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” Lao Tzu I like to find one thing I can focus on that will make the most difference to everything, it seems pointless to me to keep trying to correct … Continue reading

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Why ‘Peace no matter what’

I just transferred over my old newsletter subscribers to this blog, and even though copy and pasting so many e-mail addresses wasn’t great fun, what was was going down memory lane and thinking about all of you who I’ve met … Continue reading

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Paddle your own canoe

“Voyage upon life’s sea, To yourself be true, And, whatever your lot may be, Paddle your own canoe” (Sarah Bolton) Navigating life is like canoeing down a river. If you only venture out when it’s calm, or in fact cling … Continue reading

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The ‘open and honest’ campaign

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. (e. e. cummings) … Continue reading

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