How To Create A Sense Of Urgency In Your Life. Remember Your Time Is Running Out.

“Memento mori – Remember you will die” The Stoics constantly pondered these words. They were a reminder that death’s shadow was ever-present. It didn’t matter who you were, your life could be snuffed out at any time. But memento mori isn’t meant to alarm, at least not to the point of obsessing about all the …

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A Taste Of Greek Mythology: Apollo, The Oracle And A Journey To The Centre Of The World.

The sun shone like a spotlight high in the sky, beaming down as I started the trek. As I made my way along the sacred path, on either side was evidence of a once-thriving civilisation. Treasuries, altars and monuments (many well-preserved) gave a glimpse into how grand the site must have been. The stadium drew …

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How To Get Off The Well-Trodden Path To A Mediocre Life. (A great life probably won’t happen by chance.)

I think it was Thomas Edison who said: ‘If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.’ I remember trying to explain that to my daughter a few years ago when she insisted she didn’t have to do her homework because she found the subject too difficult. In her …

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The Day I Met Picasso. 7 Of His Thought-Provoking Quotes That Will Inspire You Today.

Who hasn’t heard of Pablo Picasso? For me, the name conjures up distinctive images: strange, evocative and compelling. So when I travelled to the south of Spain a few years ago I had to take the opportunity to see his work in the flesh. Malaga is usually a transit point for the more popular parts …

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He Who Dares Wins! Will You?

You’ve probably heard the phrase: ‘He who dares wins’ and maybe you think it’s about having the courage to take on the most awe-inspiring feats. Like climbing Mount Everest or jumping out of an aeroplane. Those things sound pretty amazing but they’re not what I mean.  I’m talking about the fears you live with every …

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Adopt This One Practice And Start Reclaiming Your Life Today.

You know you have a problem when you’ve stopped doing the things you love to do. You don’t see your friends anymore, your family life is suffering and you just can’t find the time to do all the things you want to. And I know you have responsibilities and commitments you’ve signed up to. There …

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