Are You Happy? What are you Even Measuring?

Happiness: it’s a multi-billion pound industry and it’s held up as everything from the cure for cancer to the reason for being alive. We go on courses, read books, strive and fight and compete and struggle and no matter what we possess, whatever we win, no matter how far we come in life, if we […]

The Secret to How a Pack of Playing Cards can Transform Your Social Life

Stop. Flip apps and set an alarm. It should go off the next time you’re in a social situation and remind you that you should take 30 short seconds to pause, breath and take a look around you.You’ll see the faces and postures of the social group, you’ll see conversation, you’ll see gestures and you’ll […]

What’s the Opposite of Anxiety?

Anxiety is a modern pandemic. Not because it’s in any way new of course – no sane person could possibly think that being a peasant or facing down a bear armed with a stick wasn’t a touch stressful – but the way we have learned to use the word; THAT’S new. You feel it in […]

Breath: Your ‘Root’ to Success

Be more confident, they yell, as if such a thing were possible at the flick of a switch. Few people ever respond with the question that really makes a difference; How? One starting point is the breath – a reliable root to stability and assuredness, that is easy to utilise, available to all and very […]