Recently, I was thinking about how much our society has disconnected the head from the heart. Even when we think about all that personal development we’ve become so obsessed with, much of it is focused on the brain, on re-wiring the way we think. That’s all great… but what about all those elements we used […]


There’s an old Buddhist saying that goes something like this: “You were supposed to climb those mountains, not carry them.”  I’m paraphrasing, of course, but the basic premise is plain to see. Life throws so many potentially beautiful lessons at us every day, yet, all too often, instead of growing from them, we find all […]

Top Tips To Flip Your Negatives

According to this report, one in 14 UK adults feels stressed every day, and only seven per cent of young adults report never feeling overwhelmed due to stress. One study claims 74% of people feel so stressed they have been overwhelmed or unable to cope.  In view of these scary statistics, I’ve pulled together 10 tips […]

How Can You Serve Your Audience?

Some years ago, I turned up to give a talk at an event, peacocked my way into the large room and waited for the masses of people to turn up and watch me speak. I waited. And waited. Two people turned up. TWO. How did I handle that? I pulled up some chairs, sat down with […]