When I was younger, I excelled at school. I would come home after exams with 100% and when I would tell my father, he would grunt, at best. But if I came home and said I had scored 99%, he would look up from the newspaper and ask: “What happened to the other 1%?” with disapproval in his eyes. My life became a quest for the 1%, for his grudging appreciation. … More The power of appreciation
Women are natural leaders. We lead by example, by reflection and by virtue of the fact we have an innate wisdom in our bodies that we are deeply connected to. So why aren’t women leading the way in life? … More Why aren’t women leading the way?
We have been raised to think of evolution as a straight line… we are born, we grow up, we live and die… … More Evolution – A revolution in the way we see it
I have been wondering what it is like having children from a man’s point of view. … More Having children – what’s it like for men? (and some tips from a woman)
Sleep is something that many of us struggle with, and this struggle can affect our whole day, indeed our whole life. … More Sleep – a very sacred part of our day
Are we willing to look deeper than the colour of their skin, hair, eyes, clothes, their size and shape, to the “them” that is the same in all of us, on the inside? … More Pictures of you…and me
We are still allowing the pictures of what a doctor “should” look like – white, male, upper-middle class, conservatively dressed – to dominate our profession. … More What does a doctor look like?
Plato (not his birth name, but a nickname meaning ‘broad’) was born in Athens, around 427 BC. He was a masterful writer and offered us a way of life founded on mathematics, science, philosophy and religion as one, that still inspires us today. … More Life lessons from Plato
For over one hundred years, since Albert Einstein came to the understanding that energy and matter are interchangeable, and shared it with us all, we have known and said that everything is energy.
How many of us have stopped to consider what this truly means? … More EVERYTHING IS ENERGY PART 2 Everything is Energy
Have you ever taken the time to stop and watch water come to the boil? … More The Science of Boiling Water