The Source of All Knowledge

Whilst re-reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho for the article  “To Realize One’s Destiny is a Person’s Only Obligation”   I found the interactions and the different ways of learning between the main character, Santiago and the English Man particularly interesting. At the start of the journey across the desert, Santiago meets an English man who [...]

The Five Percent

Thomas Edison (11 February 1847 – 18 October 1931) is claimed to be one of America’s greatest inventors. As well as inventing many devices we take for granted today such as the phonograph, the motion picture camera and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb, he has made many famous quotes. Probably the most famous quote is [...]

Silence is Golden

  As I sit here writing this, it is my third night sleeping in a small shepherd’s hut in the Welsh countryside. It is near freezing outside so the fire is crackling away in the corner. Occasionally I can hear an owl hoot or a passing car in the distance. The main noise is my [...]

Team Humanity

When people work together, great feats can be achieved. A group of people with a common goal or objective is known as a team. Team members need to learn how to work together, help each other to better themselves and create a positive environment that allows everyone to flourish. To survive, early people teamed together in [...]

Best Foot Forward

They say our posture and how we stand says a lot about us but how we walk says even more. There are expressions like having a spring in our step, they are dragging their feet or plodding through life. Standing and walking are some of our first great achievements as an infant. Soon very little [...]

The Limitations of Happiness 

In the blog Anger is a Gift I called anger a temporary emotion. What if all emotions should be temporary even good emotions? Recently I heard a Mysterious Universe podcast in which they talked about cultural differences regarding depression and expectations. They spoke about how in Western culture we have an expectation that we should be [...]