When I am Non-Verbal

I have learned so much about myself and my own condition by meeting other people on the Autism Spectrum. Last year I went to APAC, the Asia Pacific Autism Conference. There I met a young man and as we were chatting I noticed some non-verbal cards on his lanyard. They said things like Continue reading


Teaching Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence has been my special interest for very many years. It’s all I want to read about, all I want to talk about. Fortunately for me, it’s also a subject that many others are interested in to.

This post is a quick update to link you to my new project teaching emotional intelligence.


You can check out the full site here: http://emotionsexplained.com.au/

Confidence: My first time on a slackline

As a friend once said to me: “Confidence is the product of knowing who you are in a given situation”.

We all know confidence is the key to success in many areas, but why is that? Is confidence a product of competence? Or is it possible to fake it before you make it? To illustrate the mechanism behind this complex set of phenomena, let me tell you the story of how I first learned to walk a slackline. Continue reading