Are you’re the only one out of sync?

We humans are fascinated by how others see the world. The fact that we can never literally see through anyone else’s eyes is bamboozling. For all you know, everyone else might see yellow sky, purple grass and bright green people! What if everyone sees the same colour and you’re the only one out of sync? […]

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We’re taught as children to…

We’re taught as children to distinguish between things: blue, not red; big, not small; good, not bad. When we become adults, this leads to us to make comparisons: am I more or less successful than that person? Happier? Sadder? It becomes an unhealthy way of thinking. No one ever knows the reality of somebody else’s […]

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Just let it go

Growing out of something is a kind of heartbreak. We grow out of clothes, we grow out of dreams, we grow out of people and places. It’s hard to put away those things we’ve grown beyond. But think how cluttered life would be if you brought everything and everyone with you! There’d be no room […]

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Just keep watering the seed. 

The tallest redwood grows from the smallest seed. All living things have microscopic beginnings. We’re all just atoms after all, aren’t we? So why do some people seem to magic ‘greatness’ out of thin air? It only seems like that because we’re on the other side of the curtain, in the audience. We all have […]

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Are you a chameleon?

Some people are like chameleons. They can be ten different characters in a single day, depending on who they’re with.  If someone moans about an issue, they moan back; if someone thinks something’s amazing, they’re likely to say the same.  Often, this is down to their insecurities. They think they’ll be liked only if they […]

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

”If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” is an expression meaning that our efforts to ‘fix’ something can do more harm than good. Especially if what we’re trying to mend is, by all other accounts, in fair working order. So what feels so imperative that you need to get the psychological toolbox out? What needs […]

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This isn’t a bad thing

We don’t notice that we’ve become set in our ways. Whether it happens through convenience or habit, if you take a moment to consider, you might be surprised at how much of your life’s dictated by convention. This isn’t a bad thing. But it’s worth noticing. Just because something is convenient doesn’t mean it can’t […]

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