If you’re setting up your own business, working for somebody else, writing a book, creating your own art or whatever it may be, what do you want to say that makes you different to everybody else? How will people notice you over the white noise of the world? Maybe you’re writing a novel for love, for money or both, but does the world really need … Continue reading What Do You Really Stand For?
Perhaps this is something we don’t like admitting, but although we may want to get things done as soon as possible, sometimes it will just take longer. And that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. I’ve just managed to get a Spanish driving licence for a friend. It’s been a process which started a few months ago and as is the case in … Continue reading How Bruce Lee Helped Me Get A Spanish Driving Licence
“Sometimes I want to go home and stay out of sight for a long time” This is a lyric from a song called ‘Van Occupanther’ by one of my favourite bands, Midlake which gets me every time. On listening to it today, it got me thinking especially about how it feels to ‘sometimes want go home and stay out of sight for a long … Continue reading Permission To Not Be Positive
You would think that it would be easier to do one thing at a time, but how many people do you see who are doing two or perhaps more of the following everyday things at the same time?: – chatting – reading/looking at mobile phone/tablet – communicating (making a phone call/sending an email/text/Whatsapp) – listening to music – eating/drinking – driving/cycling/walking (crossing roads) While they … Continue reading One Thing At A Time
I’ve recently been concerned about a friend of mine who has been worrying for months about a combination of family, work and financial issues. Although she felt she was doing as much as she possibly could, nothing seemed to change and she was getting increasingly stressed. So in an effort to address the issues, she spoke to some family members and tried to be as … Continue reading Sometimes Good Things Happen To Good People