From early childhood we start receiving the message that we need a purpose in life; a single goal that we are supposed to feel passionate about and chase with unrelenting vigour. What if this is actually counter-productive to finding meaning in every single moment, because it keeps us focused on the fictional future? In this episode we explore how to create a meaningful life one second at a time. Read More
Most people try to label themselves as succinctly as possible. These identity labels come with an unwritten set of rules, standards and boundaries. Whatever the identity, the label is a summary of the rules you must follow to remain true to “yourself.” We believe in our identities only because of a massive filtering out of evidence – both passively and actively – to avoid acknowledging the simple truth: That we’re not identifiable. Read More
If you’re like most people, you probably waste a huge percentage of your time worrying about what others think about you, and then behaving in a way that will prevent others from disliking you.
But what’s so wrong with being hated for who you are? Read More
Nice Guy Syndrome was first coined as a term by Dr Robert Glover in his game-changing book No More Mr Nice Guy. I was deeply affected by this way of thinking most of my life. I spent almost every social minute in full people-pleasing mode. I hid “negative” thoughts and feelings from people to avoid upsetting or offending them. Read More
Are you finding yourself stuck in the friendzone and starting to get a little bitter and resentful about it? Frustrated that it never seems to go anywhere? Maybe it’s time to look at what you’re bringing into these so-called friendships Read More
Everyone talks about being authentic, but what does that even mean? If you’re sick of feeling not good enough and want to explore living with more integrity, check this out. Read More