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Seeing Our Behavioural Blind Spots

Seeing Our Behavioural Blind Spots

This week’s invitation is a juicy one. It’s the invitation to notice our behavioural blind spots. I think one of the things many of us find difficult when it comes to living with awareness is seeing the areas where we are stuck in our own patterns, our own...
Pivot Towards Purpose

Pivot Towards Purpose

Today I’m going to share a mindfulness micro-practice I call the ‘pivot towards purpose’. So just to begin with I invite you to ponder how your own values come to life each day. Maybe you value compassion and that means you always make a point to check in on your...
The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

During this time of disruption, upheaval and change many of us are asking big questions about how we want to live our lives, thinking about what really matters and making changes. One of the biggest themes I am noticing when I talk to people right now is that they are...
Setting Down The Mental Baggage We Carry

Setting Down The Mental Baggage We Carry

When it comes to living a happy, meaningful and mindful life, few other forces tend to hold us back more than the mental baggage we tend to carry around with us. And hey, we’re human so we all do sometimes get caught up carrying around our resentments, regrets,...
Blooming in the Winter

Blooming in the Winter

This is the Magnolia tree by my front door. It is one of my favourite things about winter here in Australia (yep, I’m back in Oz). Every time I go out my door it’s the first thing I see. Not only is it a beautiful tree but it’s nature teaches me a valuable and timely...
Overthinking? It May be Making You Depressed and Anxious

Overthinking? It May be Making You Depressed and Anxious

This is not an easy time for most of us, hey? And to make matters worse our knee jerk way of dealing with the challenges we face may be making it much harder. You see, when a great challenge or stressful event happens to us, many of us have an unconscious response...