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The Overwhelming Power of Fear (and how to break it down)

Last week I spent close to an hour trying to convince a 17 year old student not to throw away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It was one of the most intense and honest conversations I’ve had in 16 years of working in higher education. 1,492 more words

Everyday Life

I'm Coming Out...

My new friends and neighbours still don’t know what I do and I am looking for a way to tell them.

The answer comes in the form of a newsletter my son brings home from school. 850 more words

In a world where we crave certainty there is only one thing we can be sure of – change is inevitable. Consistency gives us a sense of security whereas change fills us with fear.

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Jim Rohn

Feel the fear and do it anyway (as demonstrated by a 2 and a half year old)

This week I have learnt a valuable lesson in life thanks to my two and a half year old niece. My niece and nephew often teach me lessons in life which a plethora of self help books, or mindful classes could not. 978 more words

Minimalism

Tying up loose ends!

Yes I’m really leaving today for 5 months! This isn’t just any trip, it’s a spiritual pilgrimage, my pilgrimage!  I will journey across six countries and will traverse many lands, but the most importantly I will go through the land inside myself.   474 more words

Life

Social Anxiety No Longer Controls Me

As I am writing this now, I couldn’t be more confident. I never thought I’d arrive at this stage because all my life, I suffered with crippling social anxiety. 621 more words

Life