My 10 life reminders

I’m reading Gretchen Ruben ‘Happier at Home’, and while some of her book rubs me the wrong way (will I hug my kids because research tells me I’ll be happier?), some of it inspires me to be more creative...

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Work Less… Do more

Do you firmly believe that you'll take a break once you've crossed off every item on your to-do list?  Thing is, your to-do list never ends, and so you never allow yourself a break. Of course, you crash when...

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A life that fits you

My spring renewal plan, after a busy winter, is to make more time for energy refuelling.  I've been so busy at work that I haven't had much time to focus on anything else, let alone enough time to focus on refuelling myself.  My...

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Resilience: it’s your right to feel alive

Do you have the right to be alive?  Just a little reality check!  Or I could ask if you have the right to live a good, healthy, meaningful life.  Well, you say, of course!   Really?  So, how does...

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Resilience: life is more than a to-do list

Ever wonder if you'll ever get through your to-do list, so you can finally take a break without guilt? If your list is 'self-regenerating' like mine, if you never seem to get though, living has become a to-do list. My...

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Guilty or Grateful?

Guilt is such a mixed up, overrated loss of life. I’m not referring here to the regret for doing something really wrong (causing harm to you or others), but to the inability to enjoy the present moment free and unencumbered. You feel guilty...

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We have so much…

Waking up to the world this morning, and thinking…  I have so much.  I live in one of the richest countries in the world.  I have a comfortable home and a car; amazing and loving kids; varied, purposeful, meaningful...

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How to win the lottery – every day

Every single day, I win the lottery.  But most of the time, I forget I’ve won.  So here are a few reminders to myself. I didn’t sleep outside last night; my bed is comfortable and plump, and my home is...

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