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On the things people say…it’s rarely about you…

On the things people say...it's rarely about you...   A lot of the stuff people say they only say because a lot of people like to have something to say. Some of the stuff some people like to say they only say because some people like to have a lot to say. A lot...

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On stretching…action and inaction…and change…

On stretching...action and inaction…and change…   Human beings are creatures of habit. We all get used to doing things a certain way and it becomes our default. It doesn’t mean it’s the best way, just the way that we’ve used in the past. Unless we pay attention...

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On drinking…

On Drinking…   There has been a lot in the media recently around the dangers of drinking to excess. What has come as a surprise to many is that the definition of excess that the experts work from is very easily reached.  Even just a drink or two, everyday, has...

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On going back to move forward…

On going back to move forward...   If life is a journey then it makes sense that the lighter our loads the easier it will be for us to negotiate any obstacles we encounter along the way. Sometimes we feel weighed down by baggage from the past that makes it hard...

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On movement and momentum (feeling lost or stuck)…

On movement and momentum (and feeling lost or stuck)...   If you don’t know where you are (if you are lost) it can be hard to know in which direction to go. If you don’t like where you are now then pretending you are somewhere else isn’t going to...

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On positive thinking…

On positive thinking...   Positive thinking gets a bad rap sometimes. Saying that someone see's the glass as half full can be a veiled way of saying they are naive. Perhaps even divorced from reality. It gets a bad name by people who cling to a shell of...

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Are you looking for a recipe for happiness?

It’s so easy to get into a “I’ll be happy when…” mindset as we keep adding to our list of ingredients that will create the perfect recipe for our future happiness. If we were to be able to focus on the simple things that we already have to feel grateful for we might...

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