1.  Stop comparing yourself to others.  People achieve success and fail at different rates. 2.  You’re not as fat as you think.  Besides, your body fat percentage  has no bearing on what makes you a quality human being. 3.  Exercise because it is good for your soul and not solely for your outward experience.  Appreciate your […]

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Staying motivated is a struggle — our drive is constantly assaulted by negative thoughts and anxiety about the future. Everyone faces doubt and depression. What separates the highly successful is the ability to keep moving forward. There is no simple solution for a lack of motivation. Even after beating it, the problem reappears at the […]

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To survive and thrive we need to find ways to deal with pressure and uncertainty. Here are 10 tips that will help you on a daily basis.   In late 1939 after the outbreak of World War II, the British government designed a number of morale boosting posters preempting the eventual mass bombings of the […]

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    My top 20 ways to be more creative each and every day:       1.      Get outside into nature – balcony, garden, park, beach, anywhere that has some greenery in it and find inspiration.   2.      Get on YouTube and learn how to do something new; knitting, jewellery making, sewing, drawing…and then […]

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1.   It is ethical and environmentally friendly   Being ethical and kind to the environment is so “in” right now, but we’ve been doing it for years. Buying clothes at the op shops cuts out the worry of whether or not it was made in a sweat shop. Buying second hand clothes and goods […]

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In our culture of multi-tasking, hyper-activity and praise for doing it all, taking the one at a time approach or (gasp) doing nothing at all can make us feel unproductive and unworthy. On the surface we do our damnedest to keep up, catch up, stay afloat and do more than everyone else, but at the heart of […]

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FOR years women have been sold the idea of work-life balance. And if you look at balance as something you need to achieve every day — keeping the scales evenly weighted between your partner, kids, family, friends, yourself, spirituality, health, keeping the home, work — you will struggle to find real balance and expend so […]

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1. When you follow your heart, you cease having regrets.     There is no greater truth that when we follow our heart, we cease to have regrets. While things may not always go in our favor, at least we will have tried. At least we will know the truth, and at least we know […]

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      When we were children, we dreamed of growing up to be adults. When we reach adulthood, the stress of life can make us wish we were back to being a kid again. Although we cannot recapture our youth, we can try to cultivate the kind of traits that we had as children. […]

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Exploring Feng Shui Wall Art   When you first begin to explore pieces of wall art for your feng shui décor you’ll probably turn to websites that carry the most common selections of feng shui cures and remedies. While these can be fun, they aren’t your only choices.         Feng Shui Wall […]

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