Like everyone here in the UK we are really excited by Johanna Konta’s progress in Wimbledon this year; she’s the first woman singles tennis player to reach the semi-finals since 1978. The media  have been struck by Johanna’s use of the word process in her game. Last year in a …

Many of us expect things to happen in the way we want them to. We all have a picture in our mind about how things should turn out and how things should be.   Invariably, however, things never do turn out as expected. Sometimes that’s a good thing when we …

  Well, here’s the thing. There is no such thing as a ‘boring’ task. No, really. Think about it for a moment. The task in itself can’t be boring… it just is. A task comes up, it needs doing and is intrinsically connected to moments before and after it. Each …

You may have recently watched Mo Gawdet’s interview with Channel 4, which outlines his formula for happiness. A great watch, although you might be surprised to hear that there is nothing new in it. In short, it says: “Happiness is equal to or greater than the events of your life, …

The ‘Sunday blues’ is a real thing. The very day you are supposed to be feeling centred, relaxed and calm. The very day that is designed to promote stillness and reflection can also be a day of mounting dread and fear, as thoughts turn to getting back to work in …