Finding Plenty

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5 Things you don’t need to do when it’s time to move on

I’m at a turning point. We’re about to move back to the UK, house sale or no. This is a good decision and I’m fired up with the anticipation of what’s to come.   But it hasn’t been easy getting this far. In some ways, I’ve been here so many times before: changing jobs as often as 3 times per year,...

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Going it alone: the battle to see who suffers the most

It wasn’t a good start to the week. After a blissful weekend, returning to the office renewed and re-motivated, things went rapidly downhill as the team launched itself into the time-honoured tradition of arguing over who was or was not pulling their weight. The popular and widely played game of “who is having more stress than anyone else?” starts with...

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Running on Empty: why the way we’re living has to change

Our society teaches us that we can never have enough. It demands that there should be no ceiling to our goals, while also teaching that there is not enough to go around. It teaches that we must fight, and that most of us will lose. Not Enough is a sickness of our time. It leads to destructive, manipulative, controlling behaviour...

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On people pleasing and the importance of going your own way

Strange things happen when you step out and show the world who you really are. The first thing that happens, if my experience is anything to go by, is that your need to conform doubles in intensity. It’s a kind of inner desperation, a need to know that you’re still actually liked. After all, you’re taking an enormous risk. To...