Are you your own best friend, or your harshest critic? If you were a team, would you be playing for yourself, or against?
One of the many wonderful qualities of young children is the way they spontaneously and unselfconsciously embrace creativity.
We can put ourselves under a lot of pressure to be positive – after all, positive people tend to be more popular, successful, healthy.
Of course, what anyone who has ever tried to be mindful for more than a few moments at a time knows, living mindfully is not easy at all.
‘It seems to be human nature to take anything that works (ceremony for example) and then make it solid and rigid.’