The challenge of crises: What to change

The challenge of crises: What to change

Crises confront us at every level in life – as individuals, groups, teams, organisations, nations, even the earth itself. In his book, upheaval, Jared Diamond notes that crisis, whether for individuals or collectives, arise either out of internal or external...
Change and impermanence

Change and impermanence

“Don’t let the true nature of anything elude you. Before long, all existing things will be transformed, to rise like smoke (assuming all things become one), or be dispersed in fragments…when jarred, unavoidably, by circumstances, revert at once to...
Questioning for a change

Questioning for a change

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live...
The painless path to personal change

The painless path to personal change

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” – Mary Shelley When it comes to change, always think small. We have a tendency to view change as something that requires a dramatic overhaul in our lives. Whether it is starting a diet, changing...