NEW ALBUM OUT (Singing You This Song)!!! And what do Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness, and Simon Cowell have in common?

NEW ALBUM OUT (Singing You This Song)!!! And what do Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness, and Simon Cowell have in common?

Heartscape (Lovingkindness) by Jon Kabat-Zinn is one of my favourite mindfulness meditations. There was a time in my life when I practised Heartscape daily. It was during this period that I wrote “It Is What It Is”, which is one of the tracks on my new album which came out last week. [[free download by…

Why I Am Still Single and Why The Lego Movie Made Me Feel a Bit Ill

I’ve been single off and on for the past 4 years. Sometimes, single men ask me (in a chat up sort of way), “So … why are you still single?” To me, that question is absurd. It comes from a worldview that sees people as needing a reason for being single. And that makes no…

What do you like best about me?

  Bedtime tonight. KO: Mummy, what do you like best about me? Me (slowly): What do I like best about you … ? KO (laughs): It’s really hard to choose, isn’t it? Me: It is! [pause] KO (with a “eureka!” expression): I know! Me: What? KO: The thing you like best is that I am…

Want to be powerful? Here’s a clue.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it again: Being powerful is not about having power over others. It’s about having power in yourself, so that whatever anyone else does, or whatever happens, you can be okay, ultimately. Those whose power is dependent on having power over others and external circumstances, are the most…

I love you more …

Today, KO told me (as he often does), “I love you SO MUCH.” I replied, “I love YOU so much.” And he said, “I love you MORE.” He pulled himself up to his full metre-and-a-bit height and said fervently, I love you even more than I CAN SAY Even more than ONE MILLION Even more…

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