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Learn to Deal With Adversity. Your Future Depends On It.

It’s How We Feel That Matters Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics at Harvard University has been studying the effects of scarcity, and the results are something that we all need to consider. It seems that the perceived lack of something, is likely to have adverse effects on other areas of our lives, and in ways, you […]

Slow Weight Loss Means Permanent, Healthy, Happier Weight Loss

  Learning How to Win: A Search For Meaning Have you ever seen the image of a human face in an inanimate object? I think we’ve all heard the stories of  people who see the face of Jesus in a slice of toast, or a rock, or a piece of fruit. It’s a fundamental part […]

Health, Happiness, and Slowing Down in an Accelerating World

    I remember the world before computers. Just vaguely. I have to really think back. When they began to arrive, we thought they were just something for big business, but then in about the 1970’s we began to see the first versions of home computers. I was so excited when I read about the […]

Money and Minimalism: An Old Friend Dies

An old friend died yesterday. Massive heart attack. Aged 60. I can only imagine what that must be like, your last precious moments alive spent in pain, desperation and panic. And if we linger, do we spend those extra moments regretting choices we’ve made that brought us to this moment. But it’s too late. Over […]

8 Steps to Free Yourself From the Money Mindset

  The “Hunt and Gather” instinct is alive and raging in most cultures around the world. In the developed nations this manifests itself in the pursuit of cold, hard cash. Unfortunately, as I’m known to say frequently, this is an instinct out of control, and no longer useful to the well being of the human […]

Life is Finite. When You Truly Get This, You Truly Begin to Live.

We all talk about it. We all spout platitudes about it. Death. But there comes a point in our lives when we truly “get it”. It is a time of facing your own mortality. For some it comes with age. For some it comes from a brush with death. For others it is association with […]


  “Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is started, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.” Robert Collier There is tremendous power in beginning. If you have something that you […]