Day 41: The Coil of Self-Development

Powerlessness sucks. None of us likes it. But we live in a world that offers enough distractions to allow us to ignore the feelings of powerlessness unless or until they threaten to overwhelm us. We can choose alcohol, drugs, sex, video games, social media and a whole host of other distractions to avoid staring into…

Day 5: Thermometer or Thermostat?

I’m just about to start my Superbrain Quest with Jim Kwik. It’s a memory program and it’s one of the reasons I decided to ditch the wine – drinking is rubbish for brain health. This morning, I’m working through the “warm up” material in preparation for the course. In one of the videos, Kwik says…

66 Days of Meditation – Day 10

If you’re a zen and blissed out meditation enthusiast, my revelations today won’t surprise you. If you’re deciding whether or not to make meditation a part of your life, my experience so far may help you make the decision. These are my observations so far. What’s changed? I’m more patient. This is particularly true in…