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3 simple rules for success

There’s lots of advice out there these days, so it’s tough to hear the wisdom in the noise. But sometimes, you hear something that rings so loudly with Truth that it’s hard to ignore. Whether they’re his or not doesn’t matter, because when the compelling Chris Voss uttered his ‘three truths of life’ they hit […]

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Trees are great

Trees have a sturdy grace that makes good company.  And they can probably teach us a thing or two about living on this planet, after 400 million years of it. They don’t worry about how fast they’re growing or what their neighbours are up to. When the sun is shining, they lean into it; when it […]

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You are enough

It’s easy — and very common — to think that you’re not enough. Lots of people worry about it. We think we’re not smart enough to be funny, or rich enough to be happy, or attractive enough to be loved. But that’s all rubbish that someone else made up. The world is full of other […]

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Look at all you’ve learnt

You won’t remember being a loud and smelly and unbearably cute baby. It’s hard even to imagine that once, all those years ago, you were tiny and helpless and literally couldn’t even wipe your own ass. But look at everything you’ve mastered since then! Every single skill you have today was once unknown to you. […]

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You’re doing great

Sometimes you probably think you’re only doing ok, or maybe even ‘not great’ at all. Well, I just had a quick check and it looks like you’re doing pretty damn well. Check it out: You’re not worried about finding breakfast. And if you’re anything like me, you’re probably going to skip breakfast because I ate […]