Category: Life’s Journey

Problems, Problems, Problems!

It’s always a really big deal for me when something just doesn’t work right!  I am seriously so non techy that problems cause me to fall at the first hurdle every time!  I would rather not, I feel I am a problem solver, but techy things just go straight over my head. So my latest …

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The Power Of Discipline

The Power of Discipline

The Power of Discipline When our ancestors started thinking about life and tried to understand how to make the best out of it plenty of virtues arose from their thinking. Each virtue could make you a better individual towards society while feeling great about yourself. The virtue that stuck with me the most from all the manuscripts …

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Are You Successful?


Of course when asked the question ‘Are You Successful?’ you need to understand what the question means and how success is measured both by you and the person asking.  For example if someone asked me if I was successful I would most definitely say yes, but they may be talking about a variety of different …

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Life Is A Journey

Life is a journey to be enjoyed

Imagine you are going on a holiday.  You may take a road trip somewhere, or go on a plane or boat.  You will start off from home, preparing inn  for your trip.  There will be much excitement and anticipation, you might have already thought about what you will do, what you will enjoy most about …

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Time Out!

Sometimes in this mad world of ours we need to step back and take time out.  I have a friend who has been studying mindfulness.  He has become very good at it.  He is soon going to be able to teach it to others.  It it something that I think we should all endeavour to …

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

At times we all fall short of what we might expect of ourselves.  Sometimes things get difficult and we can’t meet all our goals or keep up with all our plans meaning what we expected does not happen.  It can be very easy to give yourself a hard time when this happens.  You can chastise …

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Who Have You Inspired?

The original title of this post was ‘who has inspired you?’ as I was prompted to write it by a post that popped up on my Facebook wall from a group I follow, Suspended Coffees.   The post was this:  ‘When you reflect on your life this far, for better or worse, who made an …

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Z Is For Zeal

‘Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.  The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul’.  Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton Z is also for zigzag, and if you zigzag it won’t matter how much zeal you have, your success will be much longer coming, and quite …

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Y Is For Yesterday

Yesterday is very much a part of who we are.  We can learn so much from the experiences of all our yesterdays, but it does not do to dwell on those experiences too much.  Take what is useful from them and place the rest at the back of our memories.  Often too much time can …

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X Is For Xenophobia

X appeared to be a difficult letter to get to grips with, I toyed with other ‘x’ words but kept getting drawn back to xenophobia, an acute dislike of foreigners. Not necessarily of other cultures, however.  We seem to be very tolerant of the cultures we like to embrace, whilst at the same time disliking …

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