Decision Making Sucks!

Making decisions sucks – and making big decisions sucks big time You not only want to make the right choice, but you also, underneath it all, want to win by making the right choice, and winning usually means saving yourself from feeling that you’ve stuffed up. I have a system I’ve used for nearly 20Continue reading “Decision Making Sucks!”

Mind Games

                One of the fundamental tools of achieving a joyful life is actually taking the decision to choose joy. In other words, managing our mindset.  To do that we need to believe that we always have a choice in how we to respond to circumstances. This is whereContinue reading “Mind Games”

When Joy Can Save Your Life!

 Sasha* one of my Stand-Up comedy students had come along to the class under duress. She could not see the point of it. Fun? Why bother when her job, her family and her life in general seemed to be just constantly dragging her down. She felt like she was made of lead and did notContinue reading “When Joy Can Save Your Life!”

Making the World a Better Place One Laugh at a Time

 A conversation with a group of friends on the notion of success in comedy provoked me to write down for the first time my mantra when it comes to comedy. I’ve verbalised it often enough but never written it down before and it has been an interesting exercise. It goes something like this: I measureContinue reading “Making the World a Better Place One Laugh at a Time”