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#388 – Pick Your Battles

#388 – Pick Your Battles

It was time to go home.  My little boy didn’t want to leave the playground. He went on the pirate ship and came off it. I started walking towards home and then the tears started streaming. He wanted to go on the pirate ship and he wouldn’t let it go. I picked him up...
#387 – The Golden Cage

#387 – The Golden Cage

Have you heard of the Golden Cage? The first time I heard of this was when I came to Switzerland but I am sure it exists everywhere. It’s often gets mentioned when people work for large corporates. When they refer to their company as a golden cage, they mean they are...
#385 – Know What You Don’t Want

#385 – Know What You Don’t Want

It’s good to know what you want and sometimes it’s also good to know what you don’t want. Ever since the lockdown, I’ve been working most Saturdays writing my blogs and even though the lockdown has eased up, somehow I’m still working Saturdays. We sort of drifted into...
#379 – Experience The Summer Solstice In Iceland

#379 – Experience The Summer Solstice In Iceland

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year – when the sun doesn’t sleep if you are within the polar circle (1). I was supposed to go to Iceland this week for my business mentor Sigrun’s business summit but due to Covid-19, it was postponed until next year (2) ...
#373 – Food And Happy Times

#373 – Food And Happy Times

At one of last week’s Emotional Eating workshops with Danna Levy Hoffmann, I was surprised by the number of positive scenes that came up for people surrounding food. Actually, I shouldn’t really be surprised because we associate food with so many things. Many of the...
#371 – Horror Movie Music

#371 – Horror Movie Music

“Duumm, duumm, duummmmmm” Years ago, I remember watching a documentary about how music influenced movies. They played two short scenes, one from a horror movie with two different sets of music, one scary and one happy. They then played a cartoon with the same music,...