Update your Map of the World

#13 Here’s a thought; is the reason we sometimes feel sad and lost because our personal map of the world is out of synch with our reality? This week the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to 3 scientists who discovered that our brain has an internal GPS system which helps us find out way physically around our environment.…

Why Curiosity is a Superpower

#53 When we were babies we had an insatiable curiosity. We observed, experimented and constantly learnt about the world around us. It was amazing, wondrous. Babies are always collecting information. They try things again and again and then draw conclusions from their findings. We don’t outgrow this thirst for knowledge, but other stuff gets in…

Are You Feeling It?

#55 Just a thought: where do feelings ‘go’ when we suppress them? Science tells us that our minds and bodies are connected. This seems obvious, but what are the implications? When we suppress an emotion it shuts down a part of our mind, and sends cues to our entire nervous system which responds with it’s…

Being Kind In A World Gone Mad 

#56 What is going on with our world, and how can we make a difference? Am I really as powerless as I sometimes feel? Here’s a thought: What if by my words and actions I could significantly alter the world around me? Mother Theresa said “Be faithful in small things because it is in them…