Drama

What is it with drama? We love it. We hate it. We love it. Drama seems to follow humans in all we do: in relationships, at work, on television, at birthdays and Christmases and nights out. We love a sensationalist tabloid. We love a good gossip about Jill calling Sarah a bitch at work. We […]

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Magic

This is a post on magic. Not the wand-waving kind or spell-casting type. This is a a post about the kind of magic you find in nature, in art, in serendipity, in mysterious encounters, in sacred spaces, and when life gently flows with you and within you. I’ve just returned from a weeklong trip to Siena, […]

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Measuring, Calculating and Weighing: The Misguided Human Need to Quantify Everything

As a species us human beings spend an awful amount of time calculating, measuring, monitoring & counting. Over time, humans have become driven and sometimes obsessed with the act of quantifying. We count days. We count time. We weigh our options. We weigh our bodies. We measure progress. We measure success. Organizations are driven by data, statistics, […]

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Secrets and Lies

This is a post about the secrets and lies we tell ourselves and we tell others. It is about the tricky secrets and the tricky lies. The ones we tell because we feel ashamed or uncomfortable about the truth. The ones we tell because it is easier than being honest or being vulnerable. I’ll start with […]

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The myth of linearity

The idea of linearity in life is one that I believe lands many of us in trouble. From early childhood we are socially conditioned to expect life to progress in a linear fashion, from school to university, to adulthood, to marriage, to children, to retirement. The myth of linearity siloes life into a straight and narrow […]

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