Tagged: be yourself


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...


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...


Your happiness matters: here’s why.

I want you to know you MATTER. You being HAPPY matters. You having what you need is the most important thing in the world. (Nice start. No pressure… Let’s back up.) I remember reading a blog post once, about finding your life purpose. It said (which I poo-pooed at the time) that you will know what your life purpose is...