A Time For Courage

About 4 months ago, one of my best mates suffered a brain aneurysm. Not only did he survive, but he is on track to make an incredible recovery. The levels of resilience, courage and sheer grit he (and his wife) have shown are something that will inspire me for a long time to come. I…

Building Your Mental DNA

Over the past 15 years, through life experience, education, professional training and working with people, I’ve realised that our mind is arguably one of our most important and precious resources. The human mind is vast and wide. The mind is not the same as the brain. Our brain is physical, our mind is not. When…

The Power of Keystone Habits

As a new year and indeed a new decade rolls around, many people (myself included) will be considering setting new goals and planning for the year ahead and beyond. Although I do set goals, the actual goal itself doesn’t really occupy much of my day to day thinking. The goals themselves are merely a reflection…

The Impact of Feeding Your Soul

On December 21 last year (the winter solstice), I was lucky enough to attend Soulspace in Dublin that my good friends Gerry Hussey and Miriam Kerins Hussey were running. Towards the end of this very special experience, everyone held a small tea light candle in the palm of their hand with the flame symbolising the…

Nourishing Your Soul

It was late April 2018 on the day in question. I found myself north of the Arctic Circle with 10 teammates on a hiking trip across Baffin Island. With crampons on my boots, I was walking along a frozen river dragging my sled of belongings behind me. It was mid to late afternoon, the temperature…