People to Follow . . .


Brian Johnson Philosopher’s notes on Youtube click here.

Brene Brown – Brene Brown on Blame, also Brene Brown on Empathy

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My Reading List . . .

The Choice by Edith Eger

Quiet by Susan Cain

Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

This is how it always is by Laurie Frankel

The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris


Mindset: The New Psychology of Success  by Carol S. Dweck, PH.D


Creative is a Verb  by Patti Digh


You’re Perfect – And Other Lies Parents Tell  by Loni Coombs


Mindsight  by Daniel Siegel  

How we can change our minds, brains & relationships.


The Sleep Revolution  by Ariana Huffington

Upcoming Events . . .

Readers and Writers Festival, May 15-20th,

Brain Based Interventions – Dr John Arden, May 25th, Compass seminars

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Quotes to Live By . . .


I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things:

a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

Maya Angelou


The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas. 

Linus Pauling


If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Wayne Dyer


To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the

greatest accomplishment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve

Roger Lewin


Child, give me your hand that I may walk in the light of your faith in me.

Hannah Kahn


Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

James Baldwin


Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison


Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.

Nelson Mandela


Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.

George Elliot


It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see. 

Thomas Carlyle


If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

Roald Dahl

Doing what is right is rarely the same as doing what is safe.


Edith Eger


'It’s not that I’m so smart,’

said Einstein, who was a

consummate introvert.

‘It’s that I stay with

problems longer’.