I help smart sceptics who like to question things use neuroscience, coaching & philosophy to create a  better life and maybe even a better planet.

Messy Middle Theory – Habits + Meaning

Rock Jocks & Meaning There is usually at least one session at archaeological conferences (and sometimes several) reserved for ‘rock jocks’. When I first started going to conferences as an undergraduate, I didn’t know enough to avoid these sessions, although I quickly learnt. ‘Rock jocks’ is name given to people delivering papers containing detailed analysis […]

Why Archaeology + Coaching Don’t Study the Past

One of the first things I learnt when I started studying archaeology was that archaeologists don’t study the past. Wait, what? – Yes, it confused me at first. But bear with me. There are at least two ways to think of this. Archaeology is the study of human behaviour using the material culture (stuff) that […]

Archaeology + Life Coaching = ???

“It isn’t the events themselves that disturb people, but only their judgements about them” – Epictetus If you know me or you’ve read my about me page, you will know that I have a passion for understanding human behaviour and have studied its traces in the past (as an archaeologist) and its impacts in the present (through what is […]