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One minute about faith

Today is Good Friday, the date that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus in Christian church teachings. Christianity is a worldview, a belief system shared by hundreds of millions of people around the world. All religions and faiths and creeds rest on their own belief systems. None offer any proof. The contract is one of faith. […]

A zero-cost investment with a massive impact

Energy is the currency of the world. Energy spreads from person to person every moment of every day. Energy is not neutral. If we’re not spreading positive energy, it’s almost certain we’re spreading negative energy. Setting this one intention — just to be conscious of the energy we bring to every room, every exchange,every situation […]

For Holy Week, a message for peaceful meditative reflection for everyone

In the calendar of Christianity, this is Holy Week, the period of seven days that precedes Easter Sunday. Coming up we have Holy Wednesday, also known as Spy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday, respectively the days when Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot, hosted the disciples at the Last Supper, was arrested […]

The spectrum of the human condition includes everyone

The human condition is everything, and by the very definition — we are human — it affects all of us. Let me go further: The human condition is all of us. But first, a definition (as offered by Wiktionary). The human condition is the characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human […]

60 Seconds to Better Handle the Fear of Failure

This post is less than 200 words long. By most read-speed estimates, it will take about 60 seconds to read. I hope it helps you think differently about the fear of failure. There aren’t many things that prevent us from things we might really want to do. Mostly they’re governed by fear. And mostly that […]

The 5-Second, 5-Minute Rule

Some time ago I was fortunate to hear Mel Robbins speak at an event in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Robbins is the author of The 5-Second Rule, a book about taking action, quickly. Says Mel: 5-4-3-2-1 helped me close the gap between thinking and doing. And by just taking action, my confidence grew. The 5-second rule […]

On Self-fulness

We hear a lot of advice about mindfulness. And we’re tentative about being guilty of selfishness. Perhaps we could think of investing in some self-fulness. About three thousand years ago, the Greeks encouraged us to “know thyself“, expanded on Socrates when he said that “the unexamined life is not worth living”. And yet we often […]

Today Only Happens Once

Today is a once-off. Here for a few hours, and then gone, forever. Just like every day. Today I’m in Brussels in Belgium to give a talk at the Freelance Business Day event at L42 to a room full of bright and ambitious aspiring freelancers and entrepreneurs. I am nervous and excited, scared and energised. […]