If it aint broke, don’t fix it

This sounds kind of obvious but I think people can sometimes get drawn up in the excitement of growth. Growth for the sake of growth, however, is parasitic behaviour that leads to the eventual death of everything around it. If you are happy, you don't need to change....

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The stories we tell..

When we perceive our reality we don't tend to perceive it in the context of the story we are telling. We simply accept the story as fact, usually without the awareness that the story even exists. A simple silent internal "arse hole" comment made after you observe...

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Let Go

“Keep it together” “Know who you are” “Don’t let us down” Haunting words to someone spiralling into uncertainty of self in a society that expects you to STAY THE SAME. We are actively discouraged from questioning from young age. Ask questions only so you understand...

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Question everything

How we see ourselves can be such a powerful or detrimental perception. It can lead us to feeling empowered, confident, strong, successful or diminished, sad, lonely, separate, unworthy or depressed. It is said that we see ourselves through the eyes of what we think...

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How Do You Perceive Your Reality?

There is such a massive difference in the way we each perceive our reality. We see it through our own filtered lens of experience. This lens can, and does have drastic implications in terms of what we believe possible, how we relate to others and what we are willing...

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Being Me

Understanding the complexity and contradictions of the human soul.. **Hands in the air ... My farts stink. I have bad breath in the mornings. I yell at my kids out of frustration, desperation and at times pure exhaustion. I over share in awkward situations. I love...

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Addicted to the drama

I love that some people who want the world to change sit back and expect it to do so without them personally needing to do any work around their own behaviour or choices in order to see said change. Its the greatest frustration of people in the change industry. Those...

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Changing behaviour on a large scale

Changing behaviour on a large scale Behavioural change on a large scale is very much the same as behavioural change on an individual level in many ways but very different in others. To over simplify things - to make a change in behaviour we need to make a decision and...

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How we construct the perception of Self

How we construct the perception of Self The idea of who we are that lies in our own minds is not only fluid but predominately constructed through childhood experience, stories we tell, and a filter we are not even normally aware of. We judge ourselves for better or...

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The Justification of Experience

The Justification of Experience This week I shared the 5 things I see people do after their first breakthroughs or entry into the personal development world and how to avoid them in my VLOG, which you can view here.. All of these have something in common which I felt...

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What constitutes normal

What Constitutes Normal The idea of normal from a neurological stand point simply means the known and familiar. It is the experiences and expectations we are use to, personally, culturally and worldly. The idea that the planet is a round ball flying through the...

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Innovation of Self

Innovation of Self Stagnation of self comes from a decision to justify or defend who we are, what we believe and how we experience our reality. Sometimes it is needed, sometimes it is not. Our reality is ever changing, as are we. The only way to not change is to not...

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The Equilibrium

The Equilibrium When did “doing” take precedence over “being”? When did accomplishment take precedence over happiness? When did they become mutually exclusive? Can we not do amazing things and be present in the process to reflect, recoup and enjoy the way our...

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Falling to Fail

Falling to Fail When life presents us with an opportunity, a dream, a task or a challenge we want to meet these challenges like the hero's on the silver screen with bravado, determination and eventually success. But life doesn't always turn out that way. There are...

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Cultivating a Spiritual Connection

Cultivating a Spiritual Connection The esoteric, energetic, emotive and divine self. These are the "labels" I would attach to what some would call the spiritual self. Essentially I believe that connecting with your spiritual self is about recognising, celebrating and...

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Choose To See The Beauty

Choose To See The Beauty Such a simple concept and yet so many of us pass this by with disregard of its true power. One of the things I love about gratitude is that neurologically you can not access gratitude and fear/frustration/anger at the same time as they are in...

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7 Steps to Regaining Your Financial Health

7 Steps to Regaining Your Financial Health Before being ready to get out of debt and free myself financially I had some extremely un-resourceful beliefs around money and wealth in general. I sae all people who had money as selfish, evil and not me. After my catalyst...

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Where in the world do I control?

Where in the world do I control? Where in my world do I control? I asked myself the other day reflecting on a conversation with a friend. There are many areas that my inner control freak likes to play and we dance as I manage the deep urge to ‘maintain order’ at all...

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Igniting the Stretch

Igniting The Stretch I recently was invited to join the "Ignite talks" run through the Australian Computing Society and held at Microsoft here in Perth WA. An Ignite talk consists of 20 slides automatically changing every 15 seconds. Giving you exactly 5 minutes to...

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Loving “My” Self

Loving My Self I find the idea of "Self" a fascinating one. We associate into the self on such a deep level and yet even in the language of "my" self we disassociate into the truth, that the self is something that is seperate from the "my". So what is the self? Karl...

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