• Leaving A Legacy. What Will Yours Be?

    Posted on May 8th, 2012 by Colin

    Leaving A Legacy. What Will Yours Be?

    “Strange isn’t it George? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves such an awful hole, doesn’t he.” – Clarence the Angel, It’s a Wonderful Life

  • Steve Jobs Teaches Us How To Spend Our Dash

    Posted on October 11th, 2011 by Colin

    Steve Jobs Teaches Us How To Spend Our Dash

    “Your time is limited. Don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs Last week was a very sad week indeed. We all said goodbye to Steve Jobs. One of the founders of Apple,

  • Wake-Up Call: 5 Lessons From My Illness

    Posted on July 15th, 2011 by Colin

    Wake-Up Call: 5 Lessons From My Illness

    This is a guest post by Sital Ruparelia “The universe is not short on wake-up calls. We’re just quick to hit the snooze button.” – Brene Brown 6 years ago this week I had a big wake-up call.

  • What Are You Chasing – Instant Gratification Or Happiness?

    Posted on April 20th, 2010 by Colin

    What Are You Chasing – Instant Gratification Or Happiness?

    There is a big difference between pleasure and happiness. When we’re not happy with certain aspects of our lives most of us indulge ourselves in what I call ‘ketchup behaviours.’ My children constantly give me some great insights and this particular one came from my eldest, Sonnie. One day I notice he went overboard with [...]

  • Midlife Crisis or Midlife Opportunity?

    Posted on January 26th, 2010 by Colin

    Midlife Crisis or Midlife Opportunity?

    Whenever I talk about midlife, the word ‘crisis’ gets inexplicitly linked, so I’d like to share with you my thoughts about the five ‘crisis’ of middle age and how each crisis can provide us with a wonderful opportunity for personal transformation into greater wisdom and wholeness.

  • 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 … 

  • 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.

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