3 Inspiring Life Lessons From “The Truman Show”

3 Inspiring Life Lessons From “The Truman Show”

Whenever I watch The Truman Show, it puts me into a trance. This film is an absolute masterpiece. Packed with multiple layers of symbolism and meaning, it only feels more relevant as the years go by. And the journey of our titular hero – Truman Burbank – only seems...
Use Your Regrets To Fuel Your Personal Growth

Use Your Regrets To Fuel Your Personal Growth

“No regrets” is popular mantra these days. And it’s one I’ve come to find very frustrating. My reasoning is straightforward: when I close my heart to regret, I don’t just say no to suffering. I also put the brakes on learning and halt my next phase of personal...
Know Thyself: The Importance of Core Values

Know Thyself: The Importance of Core Values

Our core values are those non-negotiable principles we aspire to live by. If I asked you to name yours, could you? I came face-to-face with my own core values during a recent career transition. After working as a doctor for a few years, I began to sense a deep...
The Magic of Clarifying Your Core Beliefs

The Magic of Clarifying Your Core Beliefs

What do you believe? I’m not asking about your religious faith, although it may form part of your belief system. I’m asking about your convictions – What makes life worth living? How are you choosing to live? And what is your essential nature as a human being? You...
The Bittersweet Taste of Raw Freedom

The Bittersweet Taste of Raw Freedom

I’m not the only one who puts the idea of “freedom” on a pedestal. And as something many of us crave, it crops up in everyday language . We identify as “free agents” exercising “freedom of speech” in a “free country”. Or maybe we become our own boss, quitting the 9–5...