Your imagination can create the life you wish

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” Albert Einstein I was recently struck by a question in a little coffee table book called The Book of Questions, and the question was, “What have you brought into this world that is unique (apart from your own children)?” I was stumped! I could not think of anything material. I had not … Read More

I opened my mind and started living again!

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” Frank Zappa So you’re not happy or you’re tired of spending too much time on the border between happiness and misery. Maybe you’re not sure you can even be happy … Have you thought then that your mind may be in the way? Mine was! I was … Read More

A life with gratitude is a happier life

“Social scientists have found that the fastest way to feel happiness is to practice gratitude.” Chip Conley It would be fair to say that for a long time, maybe many years, I was a miserable old chap. I should have taken notice when a close friend gave me a T-shirt with “Grumpy Old Man” printed on it but I just … Read More

Stop looking! You are where you need to be: right here, right now!

  “Ignition – in a nuclear context occurs as a reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei collide at a high-speed and join to form a new type of atomic nucleus resulting in the release of huge amounts of energy” A little while ago I had that moment where I stopped dead in my tracks. “Hang on! Where am I and … Read More

Coming back – full circle

It has been a long time since I wrote anything. It has also been a long time since I have felt like I have had anything to say. Those who know me well and have known me for a long time will tell you that it is unlike me not to have much to say. The thing is I have … Read More