How To Show Your Love So They Feel It

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I told my son that I was really proud of him last night. Of course, I am always proud of him (what mother isn’t?) but I had reason to SAY it last night because he received an award at his [...]

It Came And Bit Him Where It Hurts!

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We had my son’s parent teacher interviews at school the other day.  He had 100% success rate but not the kind you really want.  His success?  He managed to have every one of his teachers say, “You’re a pleasure to [...]

The Equation To Happiness

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Do you think we ever truly make it there? By there I mean...our ultimate happy life. It seems to me that a lot of people are never happy with where they're at. They strive to achieve, to meet their goals, to improve their personal [...]

Why Creativity Is So Important (and it’s not about art!)

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Thinking creatively does not always refer to creating works of art, e.g. painting, music or poetry. Thinking creatively helps you get out of tricky situations.  Thinking creatively empowers you to think outside the square and make the most of every [...]

If You Don’t Think You’re Brave, Then Think Again

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Do you know the difference between being fearless and being brave?  You might think they're the same thing but they certainly aren't. A 3-year old child could be described as fearless as he jumps off the roof dressed as Superman, believing he [...]

How To Live Each Day With Purpose

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Can you believe we're half way through April already?  Where is the year going? Before you know it we'll be planning Christmas and saying, "Can you believe it's another Xmas already?  Where did that year go!" So how are things [...]

It Works Best This Way

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You know what I find really interesting?  When someone is moaning about how life sucks and yet they are so set in their ways they refuse to open themselves up to new thinking.  Do you imagine that if you had [...]

Come and share my sunshine

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Have you ever flown on a plane when the weather has been really cloudy and raining?  It can be darned miserable down there on the ground before you take off. But what happens when you get above the cloud?  There [...]

Can We Change Our Memories?

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I have only fond memories of my childhood.  I used to worry about what memories my children will grow up with, but now I've analysed the whole process a bit more I no longer worry. My parents weren’t deliberately making [...]

Why Do We Need Disasters In Our Life?

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When everything in life is good we let our guard down and go into cruise mode. For most people, the only time they ever learn anything in life is when they are forced to sit up and take notice. And [...]

Food That Will Save Your Life

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Most of us know that we need to make healthy food choices and that it is important for our good health; however, not many people know that some foods can actually promote health and that they are common, everyday foods [...]

6 Tips To Get More Work-Life Balance

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If you’re always busy but feel like you aren’t performing at the optimal level in some areas of your life, then perhaps you need to check your work/life balance.  It’s a very common problem and the work/home balance is probably the most [...]

Why It’s Scary When You Have No Control

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One of the scariest things in life is when you have no control and need to trust someone else, because there are times that you need to do that.  You can’t always be the one who makes all the decisions [...]

9 Steps To Successfully Get Unstuck And Move Forward

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Have you ever thought, “I wish I could just let go and move on”?  Sometimes it feels like our whole life is on hold and we’re waiting for something to happen; something good or something bad…we’re not sure what but [...]

Sometimes You Just Have To Trust

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Sometimes you just have to trust — trust yourself, trust others and trust life. The dictionary definition of trust is: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.    That doesn't sound too hard does it?  In [...]