Category Archives for Mindset

Definition of Happiness

In the 1970’s, Werner Erhard was driving down a highway and had a revelation. He finally understood what so many people were searching for. Happiness. But the revelation was not happiness itself, it was why they hadn’t got it. He set up a series of live seminars and set a fee of $250 to attend […]

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There Is No Future – Only Passion

We all know that worrying about the future is futile. But that making a plan for it matters* But it’s all irrelevant. It’s what we choose to do right now. Right in this moment. That matters. I’m choosing to write. I could have chosen to plan. (only one of those will get me closer to […]

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No One Ever Lost By Coming First

Olympians have a rule: Eat, Sleep, Train, Repeat. In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell describes how statistics show that those who put in 10,000 hours of work on one thing become experts (great!). He based this on work by K Anders Ericsson, a psychologist and performance researcher and author of “The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise […]

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Falling Off Your Perch

I’ve just returned from a short break to CenterParcs. 18 months ago I was there with my family and I decided (again) to try to conquer my fear of heights. I do this by paying stupid money to walk along thin pieces of wire 40 feet above the forest floor. Every time I do it, […]

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The best Opportunities are the ones you create

Pessimists don’t believe in opportunities. They only see hype and scam (though in many cases they’re not wrong). We on the other hand, LOVE opportunities. They bring excitement to our lives BUT, it’s often followed by debt leading to despair. Then we pick ourselves up and jump on the next one. And we find it […]

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How To Make Affirmations Work

So much has been said about affirmations. And so many promises have been made about them. But affirmations can only ever work if you believe in whatever it is you are trying to affirm. So most people give up. It’s hard to believe in something we haven’t got, experienced or seen. However, everything ever made […]

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