Sign in

Life can be better than this! Reconnecting you to your innate brilliance — beyond psychology. Coach Guide Writer
A cartoon called “How to change the world” showing little stick men all angry, and one on his own. The one shows love and gradually they all come to join.
Thanks to Clare Dimond for introducing me to this

The Way Conflict Normally Goes

At our kids’ school there was some industrial action over pensions — finances are a pretty sure-fire way to get egoic minds fired up and going to battle.

It was fascinating to watch the temperatures rise amongst parents, stirred into action by the emotive language of the union in their…

Man in red t-shirt trying to get balance on a tightrope.
Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash

“Your mind is a self-correcting system. The primary condition needed for a self-correcting system to find its way back to balance is simple: an absence of external interference.” Jamie Smart

This was the story of my life…

I’m so busy, I haven’t got time. There’s so much to do! Oh, that’s all I need, another spanner in…

Woman with hand up in front of her, indicating no. Stop.
Photo by Isaiah Rustad on Unsplash

‘I love myself so I’m putting this boundary in to not give too much of myself to them’

Sounds so normal doesn’t it? Someone said this to me recently and it got me thinking…We live so much of life feeling like ‘it’ or ‘they’ are out to get us, to…

Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash

Last week I wrote about my client and the beautiful moment of ‘is this it?’ which, through our conversation, opened him to the permanent happiness, freedom, and peacefulness — the relief! — that we know is available, but we’ve just not been able to reliably find.

So today I thought…

Wooden signpost with multiple directions being pointed to, although with no words on, against a pale blue sky.
Photo by Sara Kurfeß on Unsplash

I was working with a client last week and he said “I’ve always worked on the basis that if home’s OK, then work’s OK. And home doesn’t feel OK just now.”

He said he felt like he was going through what might be called empty-nest syndrome — something I, and…

A copy of the book The Greatest Secret
The Greatest Secret by Rhonda Byrne

“you are not really a person at all. You are most certainly having the experience of being a person, but in the bigger picture it’s not who you are.” Rhonda Byrne

Well, that’s just ridiculous! Of course, I’m a person. Look! Here’s my body, and my hands typing on my…

Photo by Anderson Rian on Unsplash

“I discovered that my emotions weren’t reflecting my nature –

that they were in fact simply surface fluctuations

atop a deep core of wellbeing”

Michael Neill

When have you said with genuine joy ‘How brilliant! I feel stressed!’ or ‘I’m having such a great week, I’ve felt overwhelmed since Monday…

White cup full of black coffee, with ‘begin’ written in black capitals on the side. On a wooden table with wooden chairs.
Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash

“When we start to make room for everything, everything starts to get better” Ken Wilber

Do you remember the fresh start at school after summer holidays?

What was it like for you? I loved going to the old-fashioned stationery shop in Dundee to stock up on pencils and rubbers — and ideally a new pencil case! …

Wooden board with home sweet home written in block letters and two black hearts next to a plant
Photo by Julian Hochgesang on Unsplash

“There is always nowhere to go. You are already home. You are always already home.” Ramana Maharshi

How strange to be diverging from the pattern of these recent posts about The Space Within by not using a Michael quote to start today’s post — and the last one for this…

Red squirrel looking alert with a nut in its mouth
Photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash

“You’re doing your best but instead of a V-8 engine, you’ve got a squirrel on a wheel chasing a peanut” — Michael Neill

We all began life in acquisition mode — what can I get, learn or achieve in order to be successful in this world?

Michael points to this…

Helen Amery

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store