Personal Development

Why you're too Scared to make a Living from your Passion

make a living from your passion

The System has a strangle hold over our lives in two vital areas - personal and professional. 

Last month, I explored how it constrains you personally; influencing you to be anxious about the future, keeping you distracted through information overload, making you afraid to act for fear of what other people may think or say and encouraging you to spend your life chasing instead of living in the moment.  

Don't end up Sleeping in Bed with your Mommy

disease of civilisation
A couple of days ago, I read an article in the Sunday Times Magazine about depression (Entitled 'The Sad Lads'). It focused on 3 young men, all in their twenties who, inexplicably, started experiencing this condition.

The 3 Secrets to Performing Under Pressure Successfully

Performing Under Pressure Successfully

It's all on the line. You've worked years for this moment. All the time spent learning, practicing and perfecting your craft and now you have 5 minutes to give the show of a lifetime and impress the judges sitting in the audience. 

The pressure is truly on! 

1 Weird Hack that will Massively Increase your Motivation

Weird hack to increase motivation

Do you believe in time travel?

I do!

Not in a 'Back to the Future' sense of the word (although wouldn't that be cool), but I do believe in our ability to go back into our minds and memories and relive experiences from the past. 

Some of you will know that, when I'm not running this website and promoting my book, I work as a hypnotherapist. One of the techniques I trained in is called Time Line Therapy.

Are you 'The Greatest' or a Failure?

Muhammad Ali screw the system

Last weekend, I went to the Muhammad Ali exhibition at the O2 in London. 

I left the venue buzzing. Not only was I dazzled by Ali's boxing prowess and career, I was awed by the strength he showed in standing up for what he believed in and touched by his humanity.

But I also left the venue in a deep state of thought. Many of Ali's quotes were plastered around the walls and most of them referenced his incredible self-belief. He went around telling people he was 'The Greatest' and this was even before he won a championship belt.

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