Don’t let fear win

If you’ve been raised on a diet of fear and compliance, it is inevitable that your choices will reflect your fears, and not your dreamsFear destroys hope and replaces it with futility.In the face of futility, we resort to compliance, because compliance provides us with familiarity.Familiarity tethers us to rituals, traditions, and behaviours that feed [...]

When fear serves you poorly

People willingly buy into uninformed theories, or even hearsay, because it validates their fears.We need our fears to be validated when we're afraid of appearing incompetent, or feeling insignificant.This is the beginning of the slide towards losing yourself to the opinions of the collective as you focus on belonging more than you focus on being [...]

Anger

Anger is a result of failed expectations. When you find yourself losing your temper, consider which expectation you're allowing to define your self worth. Zaid Ismail

They miss the point!

I have a tendency to seek the potential in people and then proceed to encourage them towards realising that potential. I do this because I am naïve enough to believe that that is truly the aspiration of all of us. You know? That age old claim that says that we want others to believe in [...]