Choosing Meaningful Memories Over Fear

Choosing Meaningful Memories Over Fear

Tweet How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be. ~ Elizabeth Lessor Fear ran my life for as long as I could remember. From the terror of the first day of a new school – what if the kids didn’t like me – to the fear that I...

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Why JOY Matters & How To Get It Back When You’ve Hit A Wall…

Why JOY Matters & How To Get It Back When You’ve Hit A Wall…

Tweet When is the last time your life felt carefree? Perhaps back in your childhood when no one needed anything from you and you could sleep late, dance to your favourite Michael Jackson song, or ride your bike until you were breathless? When a good day meant fun instead of productivity? The other day I face planted into a brick wall – metaphorically speaking that is – and remembered how exhausting dream chasing can be. I had hoped...

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The Dark Side of Big Dreams & How To Cope With Crying At Starbucks…

The Dark Side of Big Dreams & How To Cope With Crying At Starbucks…

Tweet “…before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we move towards that dream. It’s the point at which most people give up. It’s the point at which, as we say in the language of the desert, one ‘dies of thirst just when the...

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Looking Back Before Starting Over – Notes From The Road In California…

Looking Back Before Starting Over – Notes From The Road In California…

Tweet Starting Over With A #FreshPerspective Most goal setting theories or self help books tell you to “let go of the past” and “step into the future”. But, what if you could pause for just a moment before you do that? You might be faced with a giant heartbreak, a crushing diagnosis, or a lofty dream that feels to big to wrap your arms around. But, if you can stop for a second and look back, you will see how far...

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Walking The Walk Is A Helluva Lot Harder Than Talking The Talk…

Walking The Walk Is A Helluva Lot Harder Than Talking The Talk…

Tweet Where do you go when one big hairy audacious dream ends and you have to choose between setting your sights on the next giant mountain or retreating into the land of safety and security? In April this year – after 18 months of different cities, faces, beds, and timezones – I rolled my suitcase through the door of my childhood bedroom and sealed the world out. In spite of the success of #Delhi2013, I felt unsure of exactly how...

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