The Underdog – Identify them and Encourage.
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The Underdog – Identify them and Encourage.

“I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.” Nelson Mandela On two occasions this week I have had discussions with people about how we deem ‘it has always been this way, so why change it?’ We have upheld people with all of the credentials for…

Honesty – How can we Live without it?
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Honesty – How can we Live without it?

“At least if we screw up, we do it honestly.” Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris – Nobody’s Perfect With so many skeletons in my closet sometimes the door bursts open and some of them fall out. These skeletons are a reminder of how flawed I am as a spiritual being. If I had been born into…

Remove the Thorn and Live
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Remove the Thorn and Live

“I think it’s important for fans to know that but if I am doing something that inspires me musically, then I think it will inspire someone else too”. Chris Cornell. Almost seven years ago my Father died by suicide. I do not speak for the rest of the members of my family, his friends, colleagues…

Be the Watcher of Thoughts & Emotions
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Be the Watcher of Thoughts & Emotions

Life is a vacation when we sit back from the ‘self’ and just observe without comment, criticism, reaction. It doesn’t mean we don’t do, it just means we are not driven by the unconscious voice / ego. Buddha says “no self, no problem”. When we let go of the constant personalisation of life and just…

The love ‘thang’ theory – Stay Open
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The love ‘thang’ theory – Stay Open

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend”. Martin Luther King Jr We learn about love from day one. Or we learn about the lack of it. Vast amounts of research has been published on parenting and love, so I’m not going to go into that. We just know that…

The Voice that Doesn’t shut up unless We manage it
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The Voice that Doesn’t shut up unless We manage it

Take a moment to sit in silence and stand back from the thoughts that constantly zip through our heads. Can you hear the voice incessantly running thoughts through our minds every second of every day? This is neither healthy nor ‘normal’. Energy grows where it flows. We see a situation unfolding in front of us…

Why Elections and Votes mean so much
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Why Elections and Votes mean so much

“Do not let them take away your power. Don’t let them take away your democracy. Plan right now for how you are going to get involved and vote. Do it as early as you can and tell your family and friends how they can vote too.” Barack Obama No one who lived through it will…

The Real Job in Life – Ourselves
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The Real Job in Life – Ourselves

“Dedicated to Babs – You inspired me then, you inspire me now”. I don’t regret any part of my past. Some of it makes me sad, very sad, but I know that it happened to teach me valuable lessons. I can’t change it. So what’s the point? I was pretty busted up when I stepped…

What really matters most these Days
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What really matters most these Days

As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around”. Oprah Winfrey As I write this, the rain is falling gently outside, creating a silky mist against the backdrop of the green trees. Birds are squawking playfully, the wind…