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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Five Fears and How They Silence

We often fail to have the difficult conversations we need to have, leaving unspoken important truths. Why? – Fear of Confrontation/Conflict: From the playground onward, we are taught to be polite, not to hurt others’ feelings, to avoid conflict, to get along. All good advice until applied in excess and we begin to silence ourselves when […]

Have You Mastered Wu Wei Yet?

Wu Wei is Chinese for “effortless action”. Pronounced “ooo-way”, it is akin to achieving the state of “flow” where you are at your very best howbeit in a very relaxed, natural way.  The art of “trying without trying” is inherently a paradox but mastering effortless action is the flip side of “purpose tremor” and “performance […]

The Glad Game

Playing the “Glad Game” is the playful practice of ALWAYS looking for the best in each and every situation, seeing the silver lining in every cloud, the opportunity in every problem, the learning in difficulty, the mountain top beyond every valley. An optimistic, sunny disposition does not magically solve life’s issues but it does make […]

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