I was away for the weekend with friends. The plan was to think about our future, talk about our vision, our dreams, our goals, and create a fabulously enjoyable experience out of it. Given my passion for empowering people to free their own potential, I was really keen to get going! In the afternoon, as … Continue reading A Quick Word About Bullsh*t
Ever been on the London tube? I have. It's CRAZY! Sometimes when I get back home I sit down on the sofa, stare at the wall and just decide to stop. I let the silence spread. I let the emptiness fill the room. I surround myself with a quiet space and expanded sense of being absolutely present, here and now. … Continue reading The Power of Slowing Down
There is one simple way to increase the quality of your relationships with others and with yourself. You might want to check it out. If you do it and you do it well, this might radically improve the quality of your life… A little while ago, I started paying attention to the language people around … Continue reading Deadly Words
Staring at the sun with our bare eyes is difficult if not impossible. The equivalent is true of death. It is hard to think about death and face it without blinking. Irvin D. Yalom has done it multiple times during decades of therapy practice and talked about it in a wonderful book. I won’t try … Continue reading The Shadow of Life
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rationale mind is a faithful servant." ~Albert Einstein This quote really resonates with me, and I think it is a waste that our modern society has cut out of the picture most of the intuitive to rely almost exclusively on a rationale modus operandi. I strongly believe that we should strive to reconcile and promote … Continue reading Our Amazing Brain
How do we learn? How do we build knowledge? What do we really know, and don't know? Are there not things that you thought you did not know, yet somehow discovered you did?And reversely, how many times did you assume you knew how something worked, but actually when challenged or put on the spot, realised you … Continue reading How Do We (Really) Learn?