Family Fun and a Time to Learn

In this fast paced life we lead with timetables, schedules, routines and rules it’s important to take a break every once in a while, have some family fun and recharge the batteries.  I firmly believe in the notion that a…

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Forgive, learn and move on

When I was teaching, l learnt the very important lesson of stopping to take stock of how things were going, reassessing and trying again, regardless of the time of day.  No matter how good the class, or how well planned…

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Life lessons from a dirty floor

I was cleaning my kitchen floor today and it occurred to me that there are many life lessons to be learned from this activity.  This might seem a little strange but stay with me, it does make sense in the…

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Stop worrying in 3 easy steps

Are you a worrier?  I used to be.  All sorts of things can keep us up at night from worry.  We worry over problems at work, issues with the children or even something we have seen on the news. If…

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Why I stopped watching the news

It’s been a very long time since I have opened a newspaper and I rarely watch the news on television.  Why?  I don’t need to hear about all of the negative things happening in the world, that’s why.  It’s depressing…

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The early bird catches the worm

Last week I told you about all of the negative effects I have found from sleeping in in the morning.  Of course not all of those things will relate to you and your current circumstances but there are many things…

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Fake it til you make it

Have you ever had one of those days- A day where you started off feeling less than your best and everything went rapidly downhill from there?  I think we’ve all had one of those.  Sometimes we might think that there…

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It’s all about relationships

Have you ever been in a situation in which the other person is prepared to have a full stand up argument with you simply so that they can be right? It’s funny how something can go from a disagreement about…

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Glass half empty syndrome and what to do if you have it

You may be sick of hearing people talk about the glass half full versus the glass half empty approach to life.  Unfortunately too many people underestimate the effect their thoughts can have on the way their days, weeks and even…

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7 surprising energy zapping habits

One byproduct of our busy lives is often a feeling of tiredness and a lack of energy to complete everyday tasks.  We find ourselves stretched too thin and unable to keep up with it all.  If we search the Internet…

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