So often we rush through life not paying attention to how we live it. We rush from one situation straight into the next circumstance. Why not take a moment today just to stop and choose how you will live today? We might not be able to choose our mood, but we can choose our attitude. [...]
The fridge stood in the middle of the room where the delivery guy had left it. It was huge! I unfortunately am not huge. How on earth would I move this fridge? We’ve all had days like this: days when there’s something in our lives that appear to be immovable. It might be a big [...]
I woke up this morning with Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech in my head. What would’ve happened if Dr King had not pursued the dream? What would’ve happened if he listened to those around him who said ‘its too big a dream to achieve’? What would’ve happened if He just stayed silent? [...]
This morning I had the privilege of participating (gatecrashing!!) a Twitter conversation on the subject of 'self care'. Too many of us care for others and neglect ourselves in the process. We end up tired, taken for granted, or at worst... burnt out! We are not meant to burn out in the pursuit of supporting, [...]
I have been thinking about this a lot recently: PERSEVERANCE. Even the word sounds difficult... Perseverance. Sometimes life will get difficult - severely difficult. Life does not care about whether you can cope or not - it will continue to throw curve-balls at you. It will continue to test you to see what you are [...]
When we are aware of our thoughts and feelings we are in a place where we can take responsibility for them. Our thoughts and feelings feed our actions. When we are aware of these we are in a stronger position to choose how to act
When we begin to recall that one good thing it's amazing how many one good things come to mind. These can lift our spirits and help us to begin raising our hearts and heads and holding them up high.