The power to shuffle

Our lives crave comfort, familiarity and security not only in our surroundings and social circles but also in the food we eat and the music we listen to. This is all fine and well on autopilot but there’s more if we step out off the beaten track. Back in 2005 Apple launched the Shuffle. A […]

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Paralysis by analysis

For as long as I can remember I’ve been a person who loves to do stuff, create stuff, new and old and whatever in between. However standing opposite me is myself always in the way of anything getting out of the gates. Despite its self preserving intentions, self criticism is a bitch. It never seems […]

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Create because you can

Music, sketching, writing, cooking, gardening, problem solving, decorating, reorganizing Whatever guise it has these are all examples of creating What is creating? Put simply it is making something from nothing – something that wasn’t before, now is. I believe that the process, challenge and outcome of creativity are good for all of us. It somehow […]

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Everyone is the good guy

I was recently watching Transformers with my sons. We had met the good guys and had a bit of their story served to us then typically the story moves on… New characters are introduced and my eldest son turns to me to ask: “Dad, who are those guys?” I answer: “ah, those are the bad […]

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Get your first victory of the day

There is an ancient tradition where first thing of each day you wake and get in to the sacred pools that surround the temples. The water is cold and as a result blood rushes deep within you and starts to flush out toxins, kick starts your digestive, lymphatic and nervous system. This drastically improves circulation […]

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