The Heart Talks

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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Fergus Donaldson reflects on the iconic 1980s flick whose overriding message – that sometimes it’s OK to not know what you’re doing – still rings true today.

The Letdown

The Letdown

In this Heart Talk, The Dad Letters founder Ralph Amsden expresses hope that his sons can learn to thrive in the face of disappointment.

My most important meeting of the day

My most important meeting of the day

In this Heart Talk, Ryan Eland of The Dad Letters tells his daughter about “the jarring transition” of work to home, and how he’s resolved to ensure his daily meetings with her are his most important.

Pacing yourself

Pacing yourself

In this Heart Talk, Daniel Lewis reflects on the highs of his recent marathon and tells his daughters that the first rule to marathon running – pacing yourself – should be applied to life in general.

Small Talk

Small Talk

In this ‘Heart Talk’, Fergus Donaldson offers his children some tips on mastering small talk.

Taking a year out to travel

Taking a year out to travel

In this Heart Talk, Daniel Lewis recalls his stint as a twenty-something backpacker, and tells his daughters that if the pull of travel is ever strong, to go with it.