Self-Awareness

1 09, 2023

What If I’ve Lost My Passion For Everything?

2023-09-01T11:31:26+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: I am going to a funeral of a friend’s dad shortly, so my first thought is: “Are we not privileged to feel anything?” These lines from Rumi’s The Guest House - regarding the new arrivals that come unexpectedly into [...]

What If I’ve Lost My Passion For Everything?2023-09-01T11:31:26+01:00
30 08, 2023

How Might I Build a Strong Mind?

2023-08-30T08:54:45+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: The path to mastery in any field requires relentless practice. So, let’s practice: What is wrong with the mind you have? What does a “strong mind” mean to you? What does “smarter” look like in practice? Imagine you are looking [...]

How Might I Build a Strong Mind?2023-08-30T08:54:45+01:00
28 08, 2023

How Can I Stay Motivated?

2023-08-30T08:57:34+01:00

I was recently asked questions to this effect, specifically around staying motivated and focused in class. Here is my answer: I find it can be really helpful to first get a sense for our underlying motivation. In short: Why am I doing this? What excites me in this class? What would [...]

How Can I Stay Motivated?2023-08-30T08:57:34+01:00
21 08, 2023

Are You a Complainer?

2023-08-29T14:02:27+01:00

I like to think I don't complain all that much because I don't really see the purpose or benefit. And yet, this morning I found myself settling into a conversation that revolved around complaining about people who complain too much. I know 😬 We caught ourselves reasonably early, but it nevertheless [...]

Are You a Complainer?2023-08-29T14:02:27+01:00
3 05, 2022

Our Priorities Are What We Do, Not What We Say!

2024-04-08T17:34:03+01:00

Reading time: 2 minutes Ever find you say your priorities are one thing and then you do something completely different? We all know that life isn't neat and tidy where we always get to do what we want, even assuming “we” know what that is. So we can have days [...]

Our Priorities Are What We Do, Not What We Say!2024-04-08T17:34:03+01:00
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