Our brains are hungry. From one moment to the next, our appetite for thinking can be insatiable. It seems as if our mind is always on the lookout for something to consume and chew on. But we can’t so much blame our mind. After all, our past has primed us to scan our environment for relevant cues and information we can use to get ahead and survive. But that was at times when our environment was far simpler than it is today. These days, there is an abundance of stimulus all around us or available to use on demand, in any moment of the day or night.Read More
Typical approaches under the umbrella of 'stress management' are not fully addressing the magnitude and growth of our stress epidemic. That's because managing stress is an incomplete approach to building and maintaining our performance, health, wellbeing, and relationships. We deserve better than merely managing - we owe it to ourselves to master stress so we can be at our best and learn from life's challenges.Read More
We have access to so much - particularly here in Australia. Information is constantly at our fingertips, we can ‘Google it’. We have around the clock access to an ever-increasing variety of products and services – even virtual ones!Read More
1-minute read + 3-minute reflection
I think today has been a cracking good day. They're not always, I know. But that's cool in my view - just part of life. But there have been some small and some more significant things that have made today a cracker.Read More
People spend a lot of time up in their head.
Did you just think... "HAH, I know, I'm up in my head all the time"?
Or perhaps you thought... "I don't waste time up in my head, I'm as focused and efficient as a brain surgeon thank you very much". (Ahem, not to be a smart ass but where were you to have that thought? Up in your head, perhaps?)Read More