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Set Your Emotional Compass to True North

  Don’t allow somebody else’s emotional compass to pull you in a direction that you don’t want to go, a direction that makes you feel uncomfortable and produces negative emotions in you. There is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction in many places and a negative...

The Blockbuster in Your Head

At a seminar recently there was a great deal of chit-chat about the best ways to visualise goals and objectives. I’m a great day-dreamer. I can go off anytime, anywhere – buses, trains, meetings, or dinners, at the hairdressers – anywhere. For me it’s simply my mind...

Please Don’t Ignore Your Intuition

I think, by and large, we have lost the ability to listen to our intuition.  Yet, in the English language there are many references – I had a gut feeling, I wish I’d followed by gut, I had a sinking feeling. For me now, that gut feeling means that I need to step back...

Serendipity

You don’t reach Serendib by plotting a course for it.  You have to set out in good faith for elsewhere and lose your bearings …. serentipitiously  -  John Barth Serendipity!  I used this word not long ago when I was Rome with a friend.  My friend is not a native...

The Top Ten Keys to Finding Your Passion

What is this thing called Passion? While trawling through the Shorter Oxford Dictionary (all 2 volumes of it) recently, I came upon the definition of ‘passion.’ The SOD tells us that it is “a strong enthusiasm for a specified thing; an aim or object pursued with...

Light Bulb Moments

Ah-ha moments, Eureka moments, light bulb moments - call them what you will - these are some of the ways we express that incredible moment when, out of the blue, something becomes clear to us, and we feel so delighted that we want to jump in the air with joy. I feel...

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