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Balance

Balance

As individuals we are changed by significant events in our lives. Equally when a major event happens on the planet, we are changed not just individually but collectively too. Sometimes planetary events change the circumstances of life for many, many people. Such as...

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Flow

Flow

At the end of last month psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi died. He will be best remembered for his work on the flow state and his book Flow. The flow state, sometimes called ‘in-the-zone’, occurs when we are fully absorbed in what we are doing, and time passes...

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The 8th Habit

The 8th Habit

Fifteen years after publishing his hugely successful 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, in 2004 Stephen Covey published the sequel, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness.

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Change The Narrative

Change The Narrative

Over the weekend it was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the USA. These attacks precipitated the War on Terror and the Western led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. However you care to look at these wars the foreign policy outcomes achieved as a...

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Coaching For Life

Coaching For Life

You know what it feels like when you achieve something that you have worked hard for. You know what it is like to succeed. You know what it is like to be properly listened to. You know what it is like to be supported and motivated. You know how good all these things...

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The Tools of Change

The Tools of Change

I have frequently written about the fact that we need to make changes to the way we live. This applies to the systems of government, money, taxation, Earth stewardship, and level of cooperation, to name a few. And I have written about the fact that change starts with...

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Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment

Life doesn’t always turn out the way that we would like it to. There are bumps in the road, surprises, shocks, and disappointments. It doesn’t matter how much progress we think we have made in life already; stuff still happens. How do we deal with the challenges that...

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Happy Now

Happy Now

One of the things that makes me happy is reading books and learning something new. Right now, I am reading The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky. She is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Her book is self-help backed by science....

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Bread & Circuses

Bread & Circuses

In the second century of the common era Roman poet Juvenal satirically commented that all one needed to do to be successful as a politician was to satisfy the people’s desire for ‘bread and circuses’. Last week the footballing world was thrown into paroxysms of...

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