Month: March 2019

On Complaining.

“Complaining is finding faults. Wisdom is finding solutions.” – Ajahn Brahm Welcome to this week’s unpack. Today’s quote is from popular Buddhist teacher Ajahn Brahm. Are you a chronic complainer? It’s easy to fall into the trap of finding fault after fault in our lives, particularly when we start to compare ourselves to other people […]

On Taking Things Personally.

There’s a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.” – Don Miguel Ruiz Already time for another Weekly Unpack. The year is really moving quickly! Today’s quote is from Mexican author Don Miguel Ruiz, and I think many of us will find it relevant. In Ruiz’s little book of ancient Toltec […]

On Annoying Teachers.

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher” – Pema Chödrön Good morning {!name_fix}, Welcome to this week’s unpack. Today’s quote is from Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön about those people (and situations) in our lives that drive us crazy. You can probably think of […]

On Raising Awareness.

“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself” – Abraham Maslow Welcome to this brand new week! This week’s quote is from American psychologist Abraham Maslow, on the relationship between change and awareness. Sometimes we come across people in our life who we wish would change. Our spouse, our […]

On Taking Responsibility.

“Whatever happens, take responsibility.”  – Tony Robbins Welcome to this week’s unpack where we’re diving a bit deeper into the concept of responsibility. Now let’s be honest, most of us are happy to take responsibility for the aspects of our lives that are going well. We might have lovely, well behaved children, a great marriage […]