Just who do you think is in charge of today?

Just who do you think is in charge of today? Who is directing the moves and making all the important decisions? It’s not who you think it is. The people who govern may appear to be in control, but they’re not as powerful as they believe. Nor are the oil magnates, or the wheelers and […]

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Using the trash can!

For some while now, I have been trying hard to declutter my life. Not just materially, tidying up old papers and items collected over the years, but emotionally too. This renewal process is undoubtedly healthy, but cutting away too harshly can bring back hurt, pain and sadness from an earlier time. Not everything from the […]

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Vi är kapabla att klara det mesta…

(Delar med mig av lite repriser de närmaste veckorna.) Hur många gånger har du sagt till dig själv: ”Nej, det där klarar jag inte av?” Och trott på det? Och låtit bli att ens försöka? Faktum är att vi människor är kapabla att klara av de mest hemska saker – om situationen kräver det. Men […]

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Life is an action-packed soap opera!

Life is an action-packed soap opera. You, though, aren’t merely a member of the cast – you’re one of its writers. You have a role, the scenario is set, but you decide how you’re going to respond to the unfolding drama. And, as if that’s not powerful enough, the role of producer is yours too. […]

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Go gently today!

It’s easy to turn a small matter into something critical. Or trivialise a situation that deserves more of our attention. What really counts is just doing ‘enough’ to make a difference. It involves the art of finding a balance between doing too much and too little – and finding this critical point of equilibrium takes […]

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But, what if you change your mind?

Whenever we make a decision, we give something up. A piece of our potential future melts away. Then, before we know it, we’re taking steps on a new track towards our goal. But, what if you change your mind? Does it make you inconsistent or unreliable? Though it can be hard to stop the momentum, […]

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You’re not as invisible, or as incapable as you may think!

The phrase ‘No person is an island’ is popularly interpreted as meaning that we all have connections and communities that we can access. Yet the meaning extends to the influence we each have too. Every step you take has impact, both on others, and on the world around you. Though you might feel as if […]

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