How to Have the Uncomfortable Conversations in Your Life

Conversation. It's what makes us Human. Talking to people. Sometimes talking to yourself. By ‘talking to yourself’ I mean asking questions of yourself; challenging yourself and doing some introspective work. Of course, it could also be actually talking to yourself... I do this often, especially when I’m cooking or about to eat. Basically, I talk to [...]

Would you date YOU?

A version of this originally appeared on eHarmony Australia. -- Read that out loud – “Would I date myself?” – Seems like a stupid question when you say it, right? The sad reality is, many of us men wouldn’t know because we’re too focused on what we’re looking for in others. We get wrapped up [...]

How well do you know yourself?

The other intelligences: Part 1  SELF INTELLIGENCE *A version of this post first appeared in the October issue of OH Magazine   I sat there in this outward pseudo-blasé state, answering the questions with full internal focus. On the one hand I said I “didn’t really care”, but inside I was hanging on the result for [...]

Cricket and life – a lesson

Cricket - a game played by a bunch of people. Some wearing funny clothing and protective gear, some not. Then they switch, while some sit down and some run around. Crowds cheer, or not. Or both. What on earth is happening in this game that sees 11 players from each side hurtling a hard cork [...]