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Something positive can come from a mistake

Date: 08 Oct 2018 /
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“I have learned more from my mistakes than my successes.” Sir Humphrey Davy. Professor Donna Strickland from Canada has become the first woman in 55 years to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. Previous females to win the award were Marie Curie in 1903 and Maria Goeppert-Mayer in 1963. Along with Arthur Ashkin and Gérard […]


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The journey from head to heart

Date: 01 Oct 2018 /
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“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” Nelson Mandela. Our brains and mind are incredible but we can use them too much. We can load our minds with information, trivia and distractions. They can become so busy that we are unable to hear the subtle and insightful messages of the […]


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The magic of synchronicity

Date: 24 Sep 2018 /
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“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” Og Mandino. I love it when synchronicity happens in my life and have always been fascinated by the subject. It’s defined in the dictionary as “the simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection.” Some people refer to it […]


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The importance of trusting your instincts

Date: 17 Sep 2018 /
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“Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.” Henry Winkler. Last Tuesday marked the 17th anniversary of the awful 9/11 attacks on the United States. It was a devastating day for the world. […]


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Be Glad of Life

Date: 10 Sep 2018 /
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“It’s amazing to see the beauty of the world. It’s so beautiful and so brutal. It’s a reminder that every second of life is precious.” – Sally Green. Modern living is so busy that it is so easy to take our life for granted. All too easily we can fail to fully appreciate our good […]


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Manage your time and energy effectively

Date: 03 Sep 2018 /
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“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”   Sir Winston Churchill. As I get older, I’ve noticed that I’m becoming more discerning with how I invest my energy and who I spend my time with. I don’t know about you but when I am around the vibe […]


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Be Optimistic

Date: 27 Aug 2018 /
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“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Sir Winston Churchill This quotation sums up perfectly how sometimes two people can look at the same situation and see two different scenarios. One person can see a positive outcome and another see a negative conclusion. Our perception of a […]


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The Importance of self-care

Date: 20 Aug 2018 /
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“When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.” Solange Knowles. Modern life is busy and has many demands. We live in an information rich, time poor world. It’s very easy for people to take too much on, spread them themselves too […]


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How much time do you spend on your phone?

Date: 13 Aug 2018 /
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“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou I read an interesting article on Mail online based on a book by Catherine Price called “How to Break Up With Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life.” The article starts by listing reasons to […]


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What is your personal definition of happiness?

Date: 06 Aug 2018 /
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“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” William E Gladstone. To be happy is a great aspiration for many people and I believe to be happy is a simple important goal to have in life. I accept that it isn’t always easy […]


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