It’s that time of year, people. “Roses are red” vibes. In fact, everything is red. In every shop. Everywhere.
Valentine’s is the name and exclusivity is the game. You and yours. But don’t worry, if you don’t have a valentine, I have options for you as well. Continue reading 10 out-of-the-box romantic ideas for you and yours… you’re welcome.
Someone asked me the other day how I manage to stay so calm all the time. I must be honest and say, I wish I felt as calm as what they perceive me to be! My wife likens me to a duck on the water – above the surface it looks quite easy-going and chilled but underneath there’s lot of furious paddling!
I suppose the essence of the question is how do we maintain some sense of order and common sense in a crazy world? Continue reading Coping strategies in this crazy world
So how’s your vision for 2020 going so far? (Yes, that pun was intended.) All visionaries knew this year was going to be filled with puns. “I can just see it now,” they said, all of months ago.
But let’s get back to the question: how is your 2020 going? I mean, we’re now at the end of January. How are those new year resolutions holding up? Continue reading How’s your vision for 2020 going?
Allow me to tell you a few stories about my grandfather. I feel it’s relevant because it’s informed my worldview on a number of levels, and also, he was the absolute shiz. Continue reading A man called called Bob and how he influenced me
I have a lot of questions. Questions like:
“Why can man land on the moon, but he can’t figure out a woman?”
“Why can’t the economic work force begin the day at a more reasonable hour… like, an hour after coffee?”
“Will my kids ever learn to tidy up?”
But perhaps the most pertinent question I’ve had over the last few years has been: “How do you slay a dragon?”
Continue reading How To Slay A Dragon
Following on the idea in the previous post about old folks and the way they laugh, I’ve been considering the findings of an Australian nurse who documented death-bed confessions of patients. The questions are:
- What do people resort to thinking and feeling on their death beds?
- And what do we learn from them?
Continue reading Top 5 regrets of dying patients
What do you need to be free from?
That’s a pretty big question, when you ask someone just like that. I’ve posted a podcast about it, and the answers from friends ranged from “fear” to “expectations of others” and the like… we all get pretty philosophical around the answers to this question. Continue reading Do this – you’ll live happier
I got back from the studio the other day and someone asked me how it went. I said it’s a bit like standing naked in front of a crowd of people. Continue reading Songwriting and the perilous feeling that comes with it