Endless Seasons and Episodes of Life

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve moved. States, cities, neighborhoods, streets and houses blend together in the gypsy-esque carousel of my mind. When I think about the last 15 years I’m bombarded with imagery of different places, cities and homes. A door from Read More …

Mind Boot Camp: My First Meditation Retreat

Something has changed. There is an inner stillness, a quiet that I haven’t felt before. At times, I feel as though someone has flicked on the ‘High Definition’ switch of my vision as everything seems so crisp, so alive and so new. I often find Read More …

Kho Samui – My Island of Silence

I’m sitting on my wooden balcony that overhangs the frangipani garden. The leaves whisper with movement as the ocean breeze swirls up from the beach. My washing hangs on the thick wooden railing, draped in a dali-esque fashion dripping in rhythm with scorching Thailand sun. Read More …

The Impermanent Outpost of Opportunity: What do I do?

My corporate career has ground to a self-inflicted halt. I yanked on the brakes whilst in full perpetual motion. I came to a silent stop. No more noise, no more games, no more. I knew it would come to an end. I knew I would reach Read More …

I’m Not a Monkey: Keep Your Banana

Why People Leave Companies & Why Reward and Recognition Programs Don’t Work I’m not a monkey. Offering me a banana or threatening me with a pointed stick will not change my behaviour. Us humans are not simple creatures. How and why we behave is complex, Read More …