Inspiration

Give Your Dreams A Chance

Give Your Dreams a Chance

I was talking to one of my tennis students today about her interest in drama and singing. I suggested she might want to pursue it professionally when she left school or universi

What to do if You're Thinking About Giving Up on Your Dream

Giving Up on your Dream

3 Times I've had my Heart Broken and What I've Learned From It

Lessons learned from Heartbreak

I want to share something personal with you. I want to talk about an experience that's gut wrenching, motivation sapping and, in the extreme, makes you want to give up on life.

I am, of course, talking about those occasions when your heart gets broken.

Today, I'm going to tell you about 3 times this happened to me and what I learned from the experience. However, only one of these heart breaks was caused by a failed romance.

Are You Being Manipulated by The System?

System manipulation

Did you know that you only have 5% conscious control over your daily actions and decisions?

The other 95%, according to neuroscientists, is determined by your subconscious programming. This means that when you choose what to eat, perform in a presentation, compete in a contest, sleep at night and interact with loved ones, you have very little direct scope to influence the outcome.

Why it's OK to want the 'Impossible'

Achieve the impossible

I was watching the film, The Gambler, on DVD about a week ago and there was a monologue in it that completely blew my mind. It was one of those pieces of dialogue, very similar in sentiment to the, 'our great war is a spiritual war, our great depression is our lives'  speech from Tyler Durden in Fight Club, that perfectly captures the sense of disillusionment that many of us feel with modern life. 

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