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A Thought…

What you believe shapes your experience of life. What would your life look like if you did not believe what you believe about yourself and the world? IF you don’t like your life, change your beliefs

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How urgency stops you being at your best

The human temptation is to prioritise taking action on what is urgent. Urgency is a state of mind, in which you have the feeling that you ‘have to act now’, to avoid a perceived unpleasant consequence. People use creating a … Continue reading

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Does life have to be like playing Whack-a-mole all the time?

Have you ever played that game whack-a-mole? It is a carnival/ arcade game that involves hitting mechanical moles with a mallet as they pop up from their holes. One of the attractions of playing whack-a-mole is that it is very … Continue reading

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Thought for the month

Be still for a moment. Be here now. See what happens.

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Away from pain or towards fulfilment – how are you motivated?

Do you spend the majority of your life trying to move away from pain or towards satisfaction? Here are some examples of a life moving away from pain: getting up every morning just before you need to catch the bus … Continue reading

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How to stop suffering in yourself

Two weeks into the Direction Seminar now, and here is a topic which has come up for several of the participants. It is human nature to collapse thoughts, feelings and facts together when under stress. Under stress, humans tend to … Continue reading

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The Source of Suffering

Suffering occurs when you take every thought rushing through your head to be the truth. Your thoughts about situations make you unhappy, not the situations themselves – situations are neutral. Suffering begins when you label a situation with your thoughts … Continue reading

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