The Uniqueness of Uniqueness

We are all unique, in almost every way. From our DNA, to our fingerprints, our eyes, our hair, our personality, our dreams and desires – our uniqueness defines who we are. Funnily enough, uniqueness is completely ubiquitous, it is present throughout the universe. Everything in the universe is unique. There are no two snowflakes, no…

Have You Ever Kissed Money?

During a recent trip to Mexico City, I found myself stuck in stationary traffic – it’s something that happens quite frequently in Mexico City. As I sat there I noticed a man washing the windscreens of the cars as they slowly crawled along. For every car that accepted his services he received a coin in…

Happy ‘Now’, Not Happy ‘When’

It’s that time of year again, that ‘back to reality’ moment after the Christmas and New Year holiday break. Many people around the world are making resolutions for the new year, and a great many of them will be about getting healthier, losing weight, finding a new job… A lot of the time we make…

The Least You Could Do

Have you heard about the new Prayer app for your mobile device? It’s great, whenever you need to pray to God you just click on the app. Or, if it’s a really important prayer, you can simply tell the app how many prayers you want – one click can equal 10,000 prayers. The app will…

Getting Old(er)…

Today is my birthday. Today I begin a new year in my life and embrace a new age. I’ve always been curious why we attach extra significance to so-called ‘special’ birthdays –  such as 21, 30, 40, 50. For some this can be a source of stress and anxiety… Am I where I wanted to…

Making a BIG Impact With Small Actions

“If you think you are too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito” – Anita Roddick Sometimes we overlook the power that something small can have on our lives. Since I was a child I have had big dreams. Some of them require big action. On occasions I have found…