The six pillars of happiness

The six pillars of happiness

There are many ways of distilling ‘happiness’ published by many writers and philosophers over the years. The one I’d like to tell you about today is shared by Ram Jain. Ram runs the Arhanta Yoga School based in the Netherlands and India and is a...
Five ways to live in the gain

Five ways to live in the gain

I came across this saying recently; ‘Live in the Gain, not the Pain’. It’s a variation on ‘Live in the Gain, not the Gap.’ I heard it in relation to training/learning/education/performance. One of the most popular books about it is The...
The Two Wolves

The Two Wolves

Some of you might have heard the Cherokee story about the two wolves. I came across it again recently so thought I’d share it here. It’s quite simple It really is very simple, this tale of two wolves. A boy went to his grandfather saying that he felt...
A picture paints a thousand words

A picture paints a thousand words

You’ll have heard of the saying that a picture paints a thousand words? Usually, it’s about distilling lots of language into one simple image which can be understood even if the same language isn’t available. Well, I’m not sure about a thousand...
Doing the basics

Doing the basics

Advanced work/life/training is simply the basics done really, really well. I saw this recently when I was reading about dog and horse training, but doing the basics really, really well seems like a mantra for life too – what do you think? What are the basics? I...