What’s really stopping you making the change?

Listen to the Podcast Changing behaviour is HARD! Most of us know what to do but knowing it and doing it are not the same thing. Why? In last week’s podcast, I spoke about the metaphor of the Rider and the Elephant. The rider represents the conscious, logical processes in the mind – the ones…

We know what to do so why don’t we do it?

Listen to Podcast This week’s podcast is all about the difference between knowing what to do and doing it. I am well versed in the psychology of behaviour. I understand the theory. Yet I often find myself unable to put it into practice when I need it most. Why is that? In his book, The…

66 Days of Meditation – Day 1.

Every road I go down in search of peace of mind leads me to mindfulness and meditation. As someone with a whirring mind, I find the practice difficult to say the least, so despite seeing benefits from daily meditation, I dropped it as soon as life got busy again, in favour of having more time…

Happiness, the universe and a slippery fish

Happiness is a slippery fish. This problem would almost be easier to solve if I meant that literally. At least we understand the properties of a slippery fish. We know what to expect so we can work out how to handle it. Happiness on the other hand, is, well, far slipperier. I’ve spent this week…