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I think therefore I am

When Descartes wrote this in 1637, I wonder if he knew how often he would be quoted, misquoted, modified and humourised. Most of us know that it points to our sentience as a species. But have you ever thought that it also suggests that what you think makes you who you are?  Indeed, if Descartes… Read more


Perfection Torture? 5 Ways to Tame Your Perfectionist Tyrant

Neil got results, he was a high achiever.  He knew it and everyone around him knew it.  He was the one who arrived 5 minutes early to the meeting and the one who always had the answers. He prided himself on having the right answers at the right time, every time.  However there were times… Read more


Change Your Story to Write a Better Future

I couldn’t. I can’t do that. I’m not good at that. I’ll never be able to be the person who can do that. They’ll laugh at me. I’m a fraud. I’ll fail.   Says who? What evidence is there? What if you could do it? What if you are the person who can do it?… Read more


5 Questions to Ask to Increase Your Self-Worth

Pete felt angry.  He’d just been insulted by a friend, someone he valued and trusted.  What was he thinking saying that he thought Pete would not get that promotion?  How dare he?  He obviously didn’t know how good Pete was!  Pete played this insult over in his mind all day at work, all the way… Read more


Lessons in motivation from the Oscars

It’s hard to avoid the award season in Hollywood. The dresses, the awkward interviews on the red carpet and, this year, the controversy,  are part of the ritual of the most over-the-top event in a season of over-the-top events in the most glamorous industry of them all. For the few who take home a little… Read more