INVITATION

Could the Desire to “Fix” the Problem BE the Problem? [ Reading time ~ 3 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Is it possible to fix problems – whatever a “problem” looks like to you – without a DESIRE to fix the problem? For example, could searching for happiness, say, be what’s keeping you from being happy? Or …

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Why a Chinese Proverb Turned Out to Be My All-Time Favourite Quote… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Whatever it is that you think you’re looking for in life – whether you think it’s more confidence, more success, more happiness, a deeper understanding of life, or even spiritual enlightenment – your quest really …

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WHAT DO NEXT?

Stuckness: Simply Fear, In Disguise… [ Reading time ~ 5 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Plans are great. Plans are comforting. Plans give you an idea of what to do next. But a plan is just a plan – it does not come with any guarantees that things will work out as you – er – planned. …

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What a 16th Century Astronomer Can Tell Us About Being Human… [ Reading time ~ 3 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION The following words by Galileo were the very first words that told me to “look within”. Something about these words startled me, at the time, to be honest. These words really were mind-blowing. Seems a bit …

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FEEDBACK

Learning to Listen to Others; Learning to Listen to Yourself… [ Reading time ~ 5 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Nobody’s perfect – obviously! – so why does ‘nobody’ seem to like being imperfect? (The very same ‘nobody’ that doesn’t like hearing about their imperfections from others.) Hmm. Also, why are we so bad at listening to …

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Criticism: Do You Make This Mistake, Too?… [ Reading time ~ 3 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION The following inspirational words relate to criticism, but they also relate to feedback and opinion, to perspective and viewpoint too. They relate to facts, too. Because facts never decide things, it’s the meaning we give to the facts that’s important …

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HAPPINESS NOW

How to Be Happy in a Sad, Mad World… [ Reading time ~ 7 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Can reading this blog post really make you happy? Hah! Probably not, but reading it can point you to where happiness comes from – and how it comes and goes. The following piece – that first started life …

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QUOTE #4 (FUNNY?)

Leaders, Followers, Oscar Wilde and Me – This Time, It’s Personal!… [ Reading time ~ 4 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Here are a couple of ‘funny’ (awkward) questions, you might never have considered before: You likely know that the answer comes from ‘within’, but what does that actually mean? Also, where is this ‘within’, and how …

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REALITY

You Live in Your Own Separate Reality… [ Reading time ~ 7 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION Do we all live in the same reality? Well, George Orwell’s words (below) are an almost-perfect way to explain the notion of living in separately created realities. Meaning there are as many realities as there are human minds. Anyway, this …

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3 FACTS

3 Surprising Facts About YOU… [ Reading time ~ 6 minutes. ] INTRODUCTION I’ll be very surprised if at least one of these facts (about you) doesn’t surprise you. This is an excerpt of a blog post I wrote for SMNash.com in August 2018. Surprising facts, based on the Inside-Out Understanding. You’ll also find links …

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