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A professional dancer, choreographer, theatre creator, and featured TEDx speaker with an honours degree in psychology, two black belts, and a lap-top.


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If we don’t ask, the answer will always be no. Those who do not make choices will have their choices made for them. Forward motion requires movement. An inch of movement gets us closer to our goal than a mile of intention. You don’t have to be great to…

There’s good news and there’s bad news, there’s good news and there’s bad news, and there’s good news and there’s bad news.

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The good news is as children we have an incredible capacity for absorbing and learning from our surroundings. The bad news is this means we can be deeply…

Spoiler : It’s about trying to escape feeling powerless.

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Our deeply rooted and hard-wired survival instinct keeps us perpetually alert for potential threats. We are predisposed to view the world first in terms of possible dangers and any perceived threat will immediately dominate our attention. Powerlessness is one of the…

It might sound like a goal. It’s not.

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We all want to be happy. We all want to grow, succeed, and achieving our goals generates feelings of happiness both from the sense of accomplishment and from the rewards gained as a result. There is nothing wrong or dangerous about envisioning…

# 1 : Your reaction is their primary, and only, goal.

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In our current world where attention is the primary currency one group taking full advantage of circumstances ideally geared for their attention seeking natures is provocateurs. Television pundits, radio personalities, streamers, Youtubers, influencers, and now even more blatantly politicians…

The different stages of dealing with a crisis and the wrong order we seem determined to put them in.

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A crisis can be something small and individually personal like forgetting your lunch when you leave the house in the morning. It can be intense and targeted like a tornado touching…

A question mark is not an excuse to say anything with impunity.

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Simply ending a sentence with a question mark does not render it purely innocent. Finishing a statement with an upward inflection in the voice does not absolve it of all responsibilities. A question as a thing is a…

Both left and right leaning ideologies have versions of it and they are all equally harmful.

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The tribalistic concept of ‘us versus them’ is appealing at an instinctive level. It resonates with our base fight or flight survival reflex and appears to make the world an appealingly simple place to…

There are specific reasons we often take things we find online far too seriously.

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It is all too common a phrase these days. Declared as it were an undefeatable trump card. There was a time when stating ones sources was only a part of the conversation, an offer to compare…

It is a way of life, of approaching all situations from the calmest to most chaotic.

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We talk about relaxation as something we do at set times and in particular ways. Taking ten minutes to grab a coffee. A short walk to clear our heads. A weekend away to unwind…

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