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Stoicism for Today

A while back I had a client who could be genuinely defined as ‘stoic’. And I think it was his stoicism that assisted him whilst he was in our program, and his recovery. ‘Stoicism’ was a philosophy that flourished for around 400 years in Ancient Greece and Rome, gaining widespread...

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Problems with Happiness

I know I’m going to come over as the biggest party pooper, grouch or grinch in the history of the world here, but I’ve noticed that I’m really struggling with offering up a particular word to others. The word is happy. I can never really sing “Happy Birthday” to anyone...

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Getting comfortable with uncertainty

We have returned. Again. After an extended break. I didn’t fall off the Internet. As it turns out I just had a pretty amazing year. 2018 ended up being one of the best yet, but making space for all the new things meant that we got a bit slack on...

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