Beware, The Perfect Excuse for Failure

We’re all Oliver Twist, and we all want some more. Some more time, more wealth, more skills, more opportunities. Yet, what are we doing with the little we already have? That is this week’s #questionoftheweek. One of the most famous quotes in Charles Dickens 1945 allegory was a phrase by the titular character; Please sir,Continue reading “Beware, The Perfect Excuse for Failure”

My Inspiration This Week Is Self Love: 8 Horrible Habits I’m Giving Up This Month

My self love challenge this month is a psychological (behavioral) cleanse. One I choose to do by myself, for myself. Our outlook and mentality towards life is what shapes our opportunities, challenges, fortunes and misfortunes. I saw a quote this week that reads; We’re all in the gutter, some of us are simply looking upContinue reading “My Inspiration This Week Is Self Love: 8 Horrible Habits I’m Giving Up This Month”

What Inspired Me This Week: 7 Things I’ll Do If I Could Do Anything, Books & More.

What would you be doing if you could do absolutely anything? So this question actually inspired me to put together my anything-is-possible list and I had so much fun doing it that I wonder why it took me this long. I also discovered that pouring out your heart desires (those things you would absolutely doContinue reading “What Inspired Me This Week: 7 Things I’ll Do If I Could Do Anything, Books & More.”

Saturday Reflections: Memories of life in the box

Dad was always busy then, he thought he needed to give us a better life, and he did I suppose. Mum was always smiling, and thought a family should do this and should do that. . . Mum would put her hands gently atop both our heads and say to us;

How Being Too Nice Is Harming Your Happiness & Well-being

For some of us, life can seem like a constant struggle between letting ourselves look bad by saying no, and sacrificing our own happiness and independence with unnecessary commitments. Yet we have to avoid the mental trap of “not wanting to let others down” in order to make progress in our own lives. In fact,Continue reading “How Being Too Nice Is Harming Your Happiness & Well-being”