Self Mastery

To lead your best life, do your best work



There is no insignificant work in the world. All labour is a chance to express personal talents, to create our art and to realize the genius we are built to be. We must work like Picasso painted: with devotion, passion, energy and excellence. In this way, our productivity will not… Continue reading

Life’s simplest pleasures are life’s greatest joys



Most people don’t discover what’s most important in life until they are too old to do anything about it. They spend many of their best years pursuing things that matter little in the end. While society invites us to fill our lives with material objects, the best part of us… Continue reading

Stand for something bigger than yourself



 “There are no extra people alive today. Every single one of us is here for a reason, a special purpose – a mission. Yes, build a beautiful life for yourself and those you love… but above all else be significant. Make your life matter – be of use.… Continue reading

Live with Kindness



” It is important to remember that just as our words are our thoughts verbalized, so our deeds are our beliefs actualized. No action, no matter how small, is insignificant – how we treat someone defines how we treat everyone, including ourselves. If we disrespect another we disrespect… Continue reading

The Power of Authenticity



 “The most important gift we can give ourselves is the commitment to living our authentic life. To be true to ourselves, however, is not an easy task. We must break free of the seduction of society and live life on our own terms, under our own values and… Continue reading

Embrace Your Fears


 “What holds us back in life is the invisible architecture of fear. It keeps us in our comfort zones, which are, in truth, the least safe places in which to live. Indeed, the greatest risk in life is taking no risks. But every time we do that which we… Continue reading

Make Small Daily Progress



 The way we do small things determines the way that we do everything. If we execute our minor tasks well, we will also excel at our larger efforts. Mastery then becomes our way of being. But more than this – each tiny effort builds on the next, so… Continue reading

Choose Your Influences Well



We do not move through our days alone or apart from the world around us. And so we must always be aware of the things and the people we allow into our lives. It’s a mark of wisdom to choose to spend time in those places that inspire… Continue reading

Take Action – “Ready, Fire, Aim!”

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” (Abraham Lincoln)

“What we think or what we know or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.” (John Ruskin)

The world doesn’t pay you… Continue reading

Priorities

The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee:

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him.

When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and started to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the… Continue reading

Bradley Shaun de Preez - Metropolitan Health - Professional Conflict & Change Management
Belinda has made this course relevant . Her teaching skills are second to none. Her knowledge and enthusiusm makes this course something to look forward to. We will miss her.
Bradley Shaun de PreezMetropolitan Health