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The Miracle Walks of Ali and Alex

Deep and lasting change is a heroic journey. Sometimes in our efforts to complete a particular journey in our life, we bite off more than we can chew and end up disappointed when we fail. Sometimes though, we find the hero inside ourselves and that is witnessed in the...

Key to overcoming the half-lived life

Oh, the horrors of the half lived life! I have no problem with dying but I have a huge problem with dying without having lived. I’m writing this column from Vietnam, in the middle of the bustling city of Hanoi. There’s a mass of people taking exercise all over the...

Key to overcoming the half-lived life

“For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all of the horrors of the half-lived life”  – Moby Dick, by Herman Melville (1819-1891)   Oh, the horrors...

Discovering the fun factor in your life

A doctor in the US gave me an amazing statistic when I met up with him some time ago. He told me he sees 300 patients every month and asks each of them the same question: “Have you been having any fun recently?” He faithfully records an answer scoreboard … 299...