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 …

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, …

One of the most important things to remember when you are practicing meditation is not to think about monkeys. If you are thinking of monkeys now, stop it! Come on, stop thinking about monkeys for goodness’ sake…it’s distracting. Hard, isn’t it? We all love monkeys.

You may feel unhappy. In fact, you probably are; it’s perfectly natural. You are wired that way. We are living in challenging times. But then we have always been living in challenging times, even during the renaissance which for us architects was the peak of human existence on Earth, life …