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Karl Marx Epitaph

This morning was a fresh and sunny end of March day and I am privileged enough to live very close to Highgate Cemetary in London. Walking around a cemetery is a powerful way to Zoom-Out (in the Life & Death dimensions). This is a large and beautiful cemetery and the resting place of some famous…

HEAVY PERSPECTIVES

Some perspectives are really heavy. The more we attach to them, the more they weigh us down and hold us back. They pull us off course, often without us being consciously aware. We are no longer heading in our preferred direction. No longer cultivating our better self. They stop us from being nimble and agile.…

HAPPINESS FORMULA

Do you have a formula for happiness?  Last night someone suggested one to myself and around 500 other people. The suggestion came from a wise 82-year-old man. So you sit up and listen. What’s more, he’s a former monk. So you sit up even more and listen. The occasion is an Action for Happiness event and…

Steve Jobs as Zoomologist

Steve jobs as Zoomologist… Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only…