Sometimes there are times in life when you can't help noticing how your life doesn't seem to be going to plan, or it doesn't look like everyone else's and sometimes you feel like you just want to change yourself. And for someone like me who needs a plan and thinks I know myself pretty well, realising … Continue reading Create Your Life
Sometimes life takes a shift and what you previously identified with is no longer there. Perhaps a job, or a role. What you've come to know as 'you' isn't there and it can be frightening and depressing. In this world, we know people by what they do, and if you no longer have something you … Continue reading Il Dolce Far Niente
Listen quietly. Absorb all sources of information and use insight. Take it all in. See every expression and gesture. Read the person, but let them speak, over letting your mind analyse. The more we watch and see and hear, the more we understand. We have got to come with a blank canvas; not preconceived notions … Continue reading Listening on the Next Level
Hello again! I’ve been off the blog scene for a little while, but I’m back and hoping to stick around. This past year was a hectic whirlwind, working full time and self teaching an A level, combined with lots of personal changes. Then to top it off, I just went travelling in New Zealand! It was an … Continue reading 8 Ways to De-Stress.
How many times do you sit amongst a group of people- a classroom, a boardroom, the family dinner table, a prayer group and not speak up? Do you think to yourself "they don't need to hear what I think", "people have heard it all before", "it would just be better if I wasn't here"? It's … Continue reading The Freedom Series Part 3: Use Your Voice
I went to the zoo just recently. My friend and I were attracted to a particular cage where several other people were gathered. This young dad was there with his two little girls and he was persuading them to put their face against the glass. Just as he managed to convince them, this huge fierce … Continue reading The Freedom Series: Part 2: Caged
So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not change their situation because they were conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. … Continue reading The Freedom Series: Part 1