12. Get in touch with the power of your intuition

Put your noisy mind aside and get in touch with the power of your intuition. Pinky and Her Brain

Ever get that flash of genius just before falling asleep or whilst taking a morning shower? Or that niggling feeling about something or someone? Ever feel like something is just ‘right’ or ‘not right’? That’s your intuition at work. Intuition: “The ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning”. It comes from … Read more12. Get in touch with the power of your intuition

11. Why using the word ‘try’ could stop you achieving your goals

Acheiving your goals. Remove the word 'try' from your vobulary. Pinky and Her Brain

I’m so ashamed of failing at things that I think I’m good at or things that mean something to me. I’m not fussed about failing other things; watch me fail at rock climbing – I’m too physically weak and scared of heights, or trying to navigate directions – the part of the brain does this, … Read more11. Why using the word ‘try’ could stop you achieving your goals

10. Despite what the news says, I’m sure there’s always more love than hate

When I was a boy and Iwould see scary things on the news, my mother would say to me 'look for the helpers'. You will always find people helping.' Fred Rogers. Pinky and Her Brain

The image of 3 year old Aylan, a Syrian refugee who washed up dead on a Turkish beach a short while back, is still etched in my mind. It makes me feel physically sick. My heart aches. And that’s only one story of many troubles in this world where humans, animals and nature are suffering. … Read more10. Despite what the news says, I’m sure there’s always more love than hate

9. Why ‘I’m too busy’ should be eradicated from our vocabulary

I'm too busy is an excuse. Pinky and Her Brain

Have you ever had that thing where someone says to you ‘Sorry I didn’t reply to your message, I’m so busy’? BULLSH*T. I do this bullsh*t too. Sometimes ‘I’m too busy to go to the gym’. Or ‘I just didn’t have time to work on a personal project’. Or ‘I’m too busy to meet up … Read more9. Why ‘I’m too busy’ should be eradicated from our vocabulary

8. The madness of the mind – would you argue with a pot plant?

Don't take yout thoughts so seriously. Pinky and Her Brain

I was walking along the street in London and this homeless guy was arguing with a pot plant. He shouted at it ‘you tw*t!’. Arguing with a pot plant – he’s got to be a little insane right? So how insane is arguing with YOURSELF? You, versus you. All sides of the argument coming from … Read more8. The madness of the mind – would you argue with a pot plant?

6. Someone I thought gave a sh*t about me, showed that they didn’t

Brush that dirt off your shoulder. Pinky and Her Brain

Once upon a time, someone who I thought gave a sh*t about me, showed that they actually didn’t. Actually, that’s happened once upon many a times!! It’s super important to be wary of who you give your precious time and energy to. Here’s what I’m slowly but surely learning: Trust your instincts – you usually … Read more6. Someone I thought gave a sh*t about me, showed that they didn’t

5. Just choose the thing that makes you feel a little better

Just chose the thing that makes you feel better. Pinky and Her Brain

An estimated 1 million people across the globe commit suicide every year – that’s about 1 death every 40 seconds (World Health Organisaton). If someone’s suicidal, what are you going to do? Tell them to meditate, observe their feelings, remain in the seat of awareness and realise that they are part of a cosmic oneness … Read more5. Just choose the thing that makes you feel a little better

4. Is anything possible in your life?

The universe is made of infinite possibility. Pinky and Her Brain

When we want something our minds usually decide a few ‘realistic’ ways in which it could come into being. Or, a few reasons why we can’t get it. Then, as we go along in our journey, sometimes stuff goes wrong. A spanner gets thrown in the works, a diversion in the road takes us down … Read more4. Is anything possible in your life?

3. Have you started yet?

There's never a perfect time to start something, start now! Achieve your goals. Pinkt and Her Brain

We all have things we want to do, to experience and to be. Starting your own business, a DIY project, a fitness regime, a relationship, a creative art, travelling – the list is endless. Unless there’s some serious reason why you can’t pursue these things, there’s only one question: HAVE YOU STARTED YET? Your clever … Read more3. Have you started yet?