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Life without gears

Life lived in reaction is like driving a car with gears, it provides traction and moves us along a road, often taking us – what feels like – very far through the landscape of self-improvement and achievement. Measured that way, we get to feel the accomplishment of every hill climbed, every narrow bend negotiated, all the near-misses to drive yet another day. As such, we learn to crave those bumps in the road for all the ways they give our tyres something to rub against, giving us the sense of moving along but, while we continue to transport ourselves that way, we can’t think that the road will ever stop delivering what we crave as it never, ever, will. That road (to health, wealth, freedom, recognition…) can go on for all eternity if we really want it to, or if we don’t stop to consider that there are equally ‘real’ and vastly more expansive, new and altogether more mind-bending experiences awaiting us just the other side of our own (current) paradigm of what is possible… Continue reading

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2014: Diving into excitement

It’s the last day of 2013 – which, most admit, has felt like no ordinary year – and I woke feeling like I was spinning in a vortex of possibility, a rare feeling of excitement and portentiousness hovering in the … Continue reading

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Living in ‘the now’…or updating your status?

The subject of this post has almost  made it to the pages of this blog before…but clearly wasn’t quite ready until suddenly, this morning, it became an irresistible topic that I wanted to share. Why? Because, at a time when … Continue reading

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