What’s really going on? What are the issues that may be preventing us from creating the life we want? Awareness and the ability to overcome the challenges is key to success. Facts that matter: 1. The quality of life is going down In the Western world the standard of living continues to improve with better food, clothing, housing, medical services, education, travel, technology, entertainment and career opportunities. Why, with all this improvement, are we still going backwards in our wellbeing? The quality of life is going down – happiness for many is an epic fail. 2. Mental wellness is causing disease The World Health Organization reports that by the year 2020 mental illness (primarily depression) is going to be the number one condition in the developed world and will be the leading cause of disability and disease. And depression is fifty percent higher for females than for males. 3. Working parents are doing it tough The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports that 78% of mothers and 92% of fathers with school age children from 6-14 years are in the paid workforce. Working parents are doing it especially tough — struggling under great pressure being pulled physically, psychologically, emotionally and financially….