Research Reveals Top 10 Tips for Happier, Compassionate, and More Resilient Life.

Today, I want to shout out for the Greater Good Science Centre at Berkeley University. An article published by them at the beginning of the year is a hell of a great read and is summarised me below. From “The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2017″- 1. Experience your emotions Our […]


4 Groovy Things You Might Want to Know About Buddhism

Peace. Love and Mung Beans To the uninitiated, Buddhism is a lovely peaceful study undertaken to attain enlightenment by some really lovely people who bow and smile a lot. Ha! Most dharma practitioners that I have met are as sick as you are. The significant difference if I can find one is that Buddhist in the […]

8 Steps to Getting More of What You Want

Want less Want less Want less Want less Want less Want less Want less Want less More information A famous dictum of Buddhism is ‘be happy: desire less’. Don’t you think that is wisdom at it’s elementary best? Most of us need more explicit instructions. Our lives are so complex. In the 11th Century, a […]

Hope Will Only Get You So Far in Recovery

Photo: Christopher Burns at Unsplash Anyone who has been around addiction recovery will realise that there is more to success than a simple formula or cliche mantras. It takes what it takes, and sometimes it’s a mystery. Trying and Crying It took me two and a half years of trying and crying before I finally had my last […]

Shame and the 8 Steps to Happiness

“You are Enough”, says Brene Brown, the world famous researcher, and Shameographer. “We all have Buddha-nature”, 14th Dalai Lama. “Now you are Christ’s body”, 1 Corinthians 12:27 Science, Buddha, and Christ Above are three statements — the scientist, the Buddha and Christianity agreeing in slightly different words on the oneness of humanity, and the suitability of us all […]