Like many people, I guess, I’ve woken up some mornings and thought “what’s all this about then?” And so begins an adventure ….. Continue reading Book One – The Seduction of Rest & How to Avoid IT (Draft Intro)
I often speak (or more accurately write) directly to the reader. However today I was sharing something with a group on Linked In and I though “what the heck” it could be fun just to use it as it is for the blog. But just before I share it with you I should let you … Continue reading Sitting in a Cafe Andy ponders the sadness of the Sea God
On a Linked In discussion someone wrote “self-limiting beliefs are astoundingly accurate” … I first encountered the term “self-limiting beliefs” a few years ago speaking to some NLP”ers … I’d never heard the term before. Then I discovered it’s common currency in the “personal development industry“. And I still don’t understand what the term is supposed … Continue reading What on Earth IS a “self limiting belief”?
non-linear feedback mechanisms are most often counterintuitive……
The lesson – do the same thing but in a different context and you’ll often get a very different result. Continue reading Common Sense may BE the problem
I’ve been thinking a lot about the past and the future and of course we often say things like “everything is clear in hindsight”. Yet everything I have studied to date seems to suggest that this while true hides a deeper misunderstanding: our “history’ is always being rewritten in our heads. The past is not … Continue reading Predicting Our Future Part One
Someone posted a question about our ability to make free choices and “freewill” on a Leadership Forum on Linked In which got me thinking. Is freewill an illusion? And if so when do we have it? This is something we will look at again in the future but let’s have a look at some interesting ideas … Continue reading An answer to a question about Freewill, Success and Psychopaths
In my first book I wrote about the need to find and live a “Higher Purpose” and in the years since I have come to realise that it is only when we apply a sense of perspective to our whole lives that we can begin to get clarity on what that Higher Purpose might be. Continue reading Who are we really?
A little over 5 years ago I was asked to write a book … and when I did it was absolutely authentic – it had to be it was a book for myself. You see I had found out that sometimes life was amazing no matter what the challenges life threw at me and at … Continue reading Finding a Higher Purpose in 2011