It’s OK

It’s okay not to have New Years resolutions It’s okay not to have big goals for your life It’s okay not to have plans you want to Manifest … It’s okay not to chase your dreams That path is not for everyone Some walk the path of Unbecoming They are travelling the road Backwards Seeking …

The Age of Miracles

Perhaps Windows Explorer said it best to me today – when I went to save the picture that accompanies this, it listed the rest of my output as “A long time ago”. And perhaps now is a good time to change that. For some time I have been struggling with finding my voice again – …

Follow the madness

Over and over again I find myself coming back to this quote from poet Daniel Ladinsky. There is a beauty to it, but also a rawness to it, and a sense of unstoppable magical power. Sometimes, we need to rediscover madness to step forward. A sense of craziness, a personal insanity that draws us past …

Steve Jobs and success

There’s a post wandering round the internet and social media that’s purportedly from Steve Jobs. It isn’t. I won’t bother to reprint the whole thing, but in amongst its off the shelf self help words about the need to “Treasure Love for your family, love for your spouse, love for your friends” and “Love can …

Beware of Tuesdays. And October.

Author Matt Haig spent most of his twenties in the grip of severe and debilitating depression. He shares his experience in his fabulous book ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’. It’s a powerful work giving a real insight into what depression really feels like – neither descending into self absorption nor trivialising the blackness and despair. And …

Sweaty Love

There are times when we need to be reminded of what we’re doing here. And this says it pretty well, for me. . . Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That’s where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to learn personal love. …

Beyond fear

I’ve been a bit quiet of late, I know. And in many ways I have let fear direct me more than the idea of possibility – to let fear of what might go wrong speak louder than the anticipation of what might go right. Each of us can choose to live in a world of …

Why are you here?

The 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, had this to say about the meaning of life: You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to …