To focus intently on just one sense is often to experience it anew. To listen – truly to listen – to another soul is to listen without prejudice.
Lex Fridman’s epic podcast with Rick Rubin includes some great words on listening to understand. When another soul speaks to you, listen with compassion and empathy, listen to understand.
Even in the worst of times, moments of delight can be found. Moments that renew your faith in humanity. Moments that help you through. Here is one such moment, courtesy of my friend Rachael Heenan.
Within you there is always something there waiting to help you, something stronger. There is always an invincible love.
What things enrich your life to an extent you might not even realise? What are you doing to keep those invaluable things in your life?
Feelings of renewal can make all seem right with the world once more. But they can also mislead. Be careful not to mistake renewal for recovery.
Do you love coffee? Have you ever tried roasting your own coffee beans? Here I recount my first ever attempt at home-roasted coffee beans.
In times of heightened stress and anxiety, the mind can become like the turbulent surface of the sea. Anxiety and stress need to be taken seriously, before they become overwhelming.
To live at all times in accordance with your core values should be as smooth and as natural as a fish swimming through the ocean.
Gratitude has immense power. Give good thank you to all you meet today.