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November 2018

A person walking along a coastal path, with gaslighting. Gaslighting your life.

Gaslighting your life

Reading time: 6 minutes Gaslighting your Life Following the Crowd In 1940 a film came out called “Gaslight”. It’s a thriller about a man who tries, and to some extend succeeds, in convincing his wife that she’s imagining things, that she’s becoming insane. From that film and the plays that followed it, came a psychological definition, “gaslighting“, which describes […]

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A male holding a bow at an archery range.

A Lack of Focus

Reading time: 5 minutes A Lack of Focus Why most of us don’t succeed For most of us life is a series of experiences, settling into a job or a career that we do because it’s part of the way we make a living, it’s what society expects us to do. And yet, regardless of our best efforts we […]

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The Monastery of Varlaam, Meteora, Greece. Decision

Desire, Faith and Passion

Reading time: 5 minutes Desire, Faith and Passion Knowing where you’re going I recall two stories that describe desire. The first is about the monk that was pushed under the water and told that when he wanted something as bad as he wanted to breathe, then he would be on route to achieving his desire. The other is an […]

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A person walking on a pavement, with the word "stop" painted on it.

Are you limiting yourself?

Reading time: 3 minutes Are you limiting yourself? Where have you stopped? Can you recall a time when someone said to you not to do something because you might fail? What about the time that you were told that you weren’t good at something, so you didn’t really make an effort? Other people’s opinions can matter to us, especially […]

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