Bigger Questions

4 09, 2023

What in Your Opinion Is the Pursuit of Happiness?

2023-09-04T15:56:29+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: Interesting question. My sense is that the “pursuit of happiness” (as we currently understand that word) is an illusion. A pursuit implies that we don’t yet have whatever it is we are chasing. This striving for something we don’t have [...]

What in Your Opinion Is the Pursuit of Happiness?2023-09-04T15:56:29+01:00
28 08, 2023

How Do You Study Your Mindset?

2023-08-30T08:57:02+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: Great question. My own question would be who is the “You” in this question? It is always interesting to explore the assumptions underpinning our questions as we may find bigger questions to explore that offer very different perspectives. I have [...]

How Do You Study Your Mindset?2023-08-30T08:57:02+01:00
28 08, 2023

How Can I Develop My Curiosity?

2023-08-30T08:56:52+01:00

I was recently asked a few questions to this effect and here is my answer: Great questions! I’ve been on this journey for a while and my personal experience has been that it starts with seeing and asking more questions. By seeing questions, I mean allowing the world to offer us [...]

How Can I Develop My Curiosity?2023-08-30T08:56:52+01:00
28 08, 2023

What Are Some Productive Ways to Spend Free Time?

2023-08-30T08:55:38+01:00

I was asked this question and here is my answer: The words “productive”, “spend” and “free” are all therefore really interesting. I would invite some reflection on these. For example, how can we “spend” something that is “free”? And what is ultimately productive? Productivity doesn’t exist in a vacuum - it [...]

What Are Some Productive Ways to Spend Free Time?2023-08-30T08:55:38+01:00
22 08, 2023

How Might You Be Stifling Curiosity?

2024-04-08T17:42:22+01:00

It is hardly controversial to say that all great breakthroughs and discoveries throughout history have been the result of curiosity. They have been driven by someone asking some variant of: "What might be possible?" And yet, research (Gino, 2018) shows that despite awareness around the benefits of curiosity and much [...]

How Might You Be Stifling Curiosity?2024-04-08T17:42:22+01:00
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