The Life of Slinky the Caterpillar

Slinky the Caterpillar

I play two major roles in life both which I find very fulfilling. One is that of a personal development writer and coach, the other a grandfather. So today I merge the two roles and … Read More

How Life Coaching Changed My Life Forever

Before and After Life Coaching

Back in 2012, life coaching was the furthest thing from my mind. I was in my 26th year of teaching, muddling along, juggling finances, trying to keep a mortgage afloat, coping with life. My marriage … Read More

Return to Innocence

Return to Innocence

Hustle and bustle dominate many of our lives. Life always appears to so busy! There doesn’t seem to be a minute of spare time. Do this; do that. Rush here; rush there. Meet this deadline. Obey … Read More

You Can Be So Much Better Than Average

Better Than Average

I have a recurring nightmare. I’m in a graveyard. It’s a “nice” day. I look down at the grave in front of me – average size, average shape, average wear. It’s in a row of … Read More

How Great is Your Bouncebackability?

Christchurch bouncebackability

My fellow Reinvention Man, Larry, is a rabid supporter of Arsenal football team. As a New Zealander, I am far less passionate about football (indeed we Kiwis are far more enamoured by the oval ball, … Read More