• Getting Stuck On The Way To The Life You Want

    Posted on October 28th, 2009 by Colin

    Getting Stuck On The Way To The Life You Want

    Midlife is trying to guide us back to wholeness. At the midway line we’re only half way to achieving that goal. More development is needed but there’s a couple of ways we can get lost on the way to happiness.

  • How To Strengthen Your Relationship Or Marriage

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    How To Strengthen Your Relationship Or Marriage

    Statistics show middle age is a peak period for divorce. Midlife crisis affects both men and women causing relationship problems and breakdowns. In this post I explore the possible reasons for this and seven ways to protect your relationship.

  • Midlife – A Time To Shed Shells

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Midlife – A Time To Shed Shells

    “Perhaps middle age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells—the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions and the shell of the ego.” This is the analogy Anne Morrow Lindbergh uses in her beautiful book of meditations – Gift from the Sea.

  • Have You Fallen For Pre-packaged Happiness?

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Have You Fallen For Pre-packaged Happiness?

    In the first half of life our society quite clearly lays out the path we are supposed to follow. To not follow is to be classed a misfit. So, in the first half of life we play the game of ‘social expectation’. You know how it’s supposed to go … 

  • Surfing – A Spiritual Experince

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Surfing – A Spiritual Experince

    Yesterday we had a short surfing trip in Tarifa, a beautiful and magical place in Andalucía Southern Spain, just 45 minutes from where we live. It’s laid back and an ocean lovers’ paradise with plenty of unspoilt white sandy beaches. My eldest son Sonnie and I spend a couple of hours in the magical surf. [...]

  • Finding Your Sacred Space In Nature

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Finding Your Sacred Space In Nature

    Do you have a sacred place in nature where you can find solitude, stillness and silence? Here is one of my favourite habitats – our local beach. Looking out over the sparkling Mediterranean towards Morocco I believe this is the perfect natural environment for making better decisions about work and life.

  • Desperatley Seeking Satisfaction

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Desperatley Seeking Satisfaction

    Dissatisfaction seems to be swallowing midlifers whole. Most of the conversations I have with midlifers are filled everything that’s missing. They are either not satisfied with their work, their bodies, their love life, their options, the quality of their lives or, in some cases, all of it! The more they seek satisfaction the more elusive [...]

  • Midlife Is Not About Growing Old! Its About Growing Whole

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Midlife Is Not About Growing Old! Its About Growing Whole

    The drive in midlife is for wholeness. It’s what we yearn for. By wholeness I mean reclaiming our unlived lives, remembering our forgotten dreams, attend to our neglected qualities and finding our lost talents. We yearn to live our unlived lives and find our deeper selves, we do not know. We want to break free [...]

  • The Difference Between Happiness And Pleasure

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    The Difference Between Happiness And Pleasure

    Is there a difference between happiness and pleasure? Lets see if we can answer that important question using an analogy of a chocolate bar and a banana.  When you crave a chocolate bar and eat one, often you’ll find that not your craving doesn’t go away. In fact research has shown your craving can increase. You [...]

  • Are You A Corporate Prisoner?

    Posted on October 27th, 2009 by Colin

    Are You A Corporate Prisoner?

    The recession is turning many workers into corporate prisoners, stuck in jobs they would otherwise leave, warns talent consultancy Chiumento, which says this is bad for business damaging both moral and productivity.

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