In his early 20’s Dr. Sedhoff faced a life-threatening personal crisis that sent him into self-imposed isolation. Over a 12-month internal quest he discovered not only answers to his crisis, but uncovered a sense of genuine self, a journey he documented in his first book A Balance of Self: A New Approach to Self-Understanding, Lasting Happiness and Self-Truth. His books convey his passion for history, tribal society, ethnography, psychology, and self-understanding. All of this to prevent us from making the same mistakes over and over. Showing how when we look back in history, reflect, we can prevent old and new mistakes from happening again and again. Dr Sedhoff is a family physician specialising in mental health with over 25 years of clinical practice. He graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1987 and is an active member of The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association. He lives in Brisbane, Australia.