There’s life and there’s the job, right? Wrong. Anna Tims’ Guardian article, 10 Steps to Happiness, outlines what experts say about creating a balanced life and assessing our needs and wants from our span here on Earth. Rather than treating work and home as disjointed parts of the same existence we can learn to re-infuse our lives with greater purpose fulfilment. Sometimes it’s a change in perception that is required, rather than a change in circumstances, and work is not necessarily the enemy if it is managed correctly. And it can all be achieved without you having to trek through rain forests, climb a mountain or wear sackcloth. Lots of interesting links too.
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October 15th, 2017
We frequently abandon conversations before they really get started. Once sparks begin to fly – or we fear that they will – we back off.
Yet that is precisely the moment to engage in discussion, but that would require commitment to overcoming the fears of our own imaginings. Our excuse is that that to keep talking will make things worse. It doesn’t, if you go about it the right way.
The trouble is, no-one ever tells us how to do it, so we grow up with childish notions about opposition automatically leading to a fight.
That only happens because we make it happen by fighting.Continue reading
October 13th, 2017
We can learn a lot from our elders and betters, yet we often disregard their wisdom.
When somebody has been around for a long time they might have something interesting to tell us.Continue reading
October 11th, 2017
If you are troubled by unwanted feelings of guilt, here’s an exercise that can help. It is part of my soon-to-be-released online course ‘How to be Free of Guilt’.
The trick is to make the feelings disappear by making mischief.Continue reading