To Be Still…

We are all on the move. The pace of life seems to be forever increasing. Life is fast, work is busy. Too much to do in too little time. Our lives are a frenetic ball of activities bouncing from day to week, week to month, month to year. And it doesn’t ever seem to stop.…

The Fear of Missing Out

I’m not one for sales – especially around Christmas and New Year with hoards of people all pushing and shoving to get a bargain. However, like most people, I find myself buying things ‘on sale’ or ‘on offer’ on a regular basis. Often this leads to us buying things we don’t need, which is especially…

In Reality

The human brain is an amazing thing. Combined with the five senses we have the ability to imprint amazing memories on the mind. Millions of nerve endings in the brain firing away, capturing memories of faces, voices, sounds, smells, temperatures, tastes… One of my favourite times of the year is Bonfire Night, the 5th of…

The Spectrum of Regret

Regret verb – to feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that one has done or failed to do. noun – a feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappointment over an occurrence or something that one has done or failed to do. However it’s defined, we’re all familiar with regret. That horrible sinking feeling of disappointment, of failure.…

Of The Moment

Everything in your life, including your life itself, is temporary. Everything is “of the moment”. You are the only constant in your life, you are with you for your whole life – however long or short that turns out to be. Everything else, everyone else, is transitory. This is why it’s so important to be…

The Danger of Being Too Careful

Make no mistake – it’s a scary world out there. All sorts of bad things could happen to you. You’re putting your life in danger everytime you get in a car (two thousand people die every year in road traffic accidents in the UK). So you should be careful when driving. You could get attacked…

What Time Do You Live In?

What time are you living in? You might be tempted to just answer ‘now’, which is technically true, but it’s a little more complicated than that. How we perceive time impacts how we live our lives.