The Truth and Lies of Realising Your Potential

The Truth and Lies of Realising Your Potential

Hello - it’s that annoying person in the bathroom mirror again.

Yes, they’re looking at YOU.

And they just asked you that question - AGAIN.

'Are you living up to your full potential?'

Take a good look at them.

How do they appear to you?

Relaxed, joyful and at peace with themselves? Or anxious, shameful and dissatisfied?

I’m guessing it’s not the former. Contented people tend not to read articles like this. 

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Bring Mindfulness into Your Work Life

Bring Mindfulness into Your Work Life

There was a time when Mindfulness was considered to be the 'out-there' stuff of wacky woo-woo land. Meditation too was seen as the exclusive domain of yogi’s, hippies and Buddhist monks.

But attitudes have changed - and are changing.

We now live in an age when high technology and need for speed seems to be taking over our lives; an uncertain economy and a volatile job market creates anxieties; and escalating levels of expectation put us under even more pressure.

Against this backdrop, we can find ourselves all too often in a state of "too much to do; not enough time; and massive questioning of our life's direction and purpose."

At the heart of it all, lies a yearning for peace of mind, mental clarity and a feeling of ease and contentment.

And the simple realisation that our effectiveness, our growth and our long term happiness, depend on it.

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When It's Hard to See Your Path ...

When It's Hard to See Your Path ...

Behind my house, there is a wood. It’s seldom used by humans and the wildlife pretty much have the run of the place...

Today, I knew I wanted to enjoy this wood more. The scratches, the twisted ankles and the mud on the seat of my pants were becoming tedious. I wanted to walk freely and easily. I wanted to look around me as I walked and really experience the full beauty of my surroundings.

I wanted my walks to be different.

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