Colin's Blog

The more technology shrinks and connects our world, the more we are confronted with challenges that we have to deal with, almost on a daily basis. As I watch it all unfold, I will be inspired from time to time, to focus attention on and share with you how my Radical Living Strategies can help all of us meet our challenges with greater ease and compassion. My hope is that these offerings give you the insight you need to create the peaceful, fulfilling life you desire.


Enjoy Your Freedoms

This week I’m taking a break between themes to allow you, my dear American friends, to celebrate and express gratitude for the freedoms won from us, the British. Believe me, there’s no regrets about that over here in the UK. The British forgave you for that a long time ago. In fact, most people here . . .

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Bankers Rot

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that President Obama’s healthcare plan is constitutional and can now go ahead, and in its wisdom ruled earlier that corporations are people, does this mean corporations can now visit the doctors for a health check?  Imagine the doctor/patient consultation chat:

“Good morning, Mr. Barclay.  What can I do . . .

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The Handshake of Forgiveness

America had its ‘One Small Step for Man; One Giant Step for Mankind.’  On this day, Great Britain and Northern Ireland will have its ‘One Small Handshake Across the Divide; One Giant Step for Peace and Forgiveness.

The very fact that the Queen is visiting Northern Ireland at this time is, in itself, historic given how . . .

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How Money Beliefs Block Cash Flow

Last time, I suggested you to ask yourself three questions about money: Have you envisioned a use for it? Are you willing to ask for it? Are you open to receive it? For most people it seems, developing and maintaining a receptive mindset is the biggest challenge.

What prevents us from being willing to receive money . . .

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Healthy Assumptions About Money

Last week I wrote about how our fear of money shapes our perception of the world. So, now, let’s imagine what it would be like if we let the fear drop away? The only way to do that is to become open to accepting some radically new assumptions about money that would align with a . . .

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Forgiveness & Money (1)

Forgiving the Bankers
We’re hearing many people say they’ve been hurt by the recent financial contractions. Many have gone beyond the simple worry of “Can I trust my bank?” to a complete lack of faith in any large financial institution. The Occupy Wall Street movement happening in over 1,500 cities worldwide is an expression of . . .

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Morality, Fairness and Politics

Following up on my last post about morality and religion, I find it interesting that the election campaign rhetoric on both sides has started to include morality as an issue.  Wow! Of course, it doesn’t manifest clearly in the daily cycle of campaign attack and defense, but there is a moral undertow to it in . . .

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