When difficult things happen in life – or you’re simply having a tough time – here’s a (slightly wacky) but valuable thing you can do to get through this day right now.

It might not work for everyone, but it has often worked for me in the past, so why not give it a go… Continue Reading »


I wrote this poem in July 2011, inspired by the Lamandau River in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. As I sat by the river – at dawn, daytime and dusk – both deep in the jungle and also downstream in the town of Pangkalan Bun, I was struck by the river as a powerful force for all of life… Continue Reading »

Do you have a strong sense of purpose? Or do you find yourself pulled this way and that, not really sure what or where your path is?

I’ve been readingĀ  Manifesting Change by Mike Dooley. In the book he suggests you jot down:

  • 3 things you love
  • 3 things you love about yourself
  • 3 things you want to master in this lifetime Continue Reading »