Beat The Winter Blues

For me the first three months of the year and the ones I like least.  I have to search really hard to find something good about them and something to be grateful for.  But I’ve discovered that if I get myself organised and make plans, the winter shortens somehow and I...

Are You Afraid of Breaking the Rules?

Ever since my school days, I’ve been a rebel and a rule breaker. I conform when it is absolutely essential – but the rest of the time, I go my own sweet way. My version of breaking rules isn’t as anarchic as it sounds. I’m merely suggesting that you question...

Creative v Artistic

The  Oxford English Dictionary defines talent in the following way:  “A thing for which one has a natural ability.” So simple – we all have natural abilities in some form or other.   Maybe you make a wonderful chocolate cake, the person next door has a garden...
Do You Suffer From ‘What if’ Syndrome?

Do You Suffer From ‘What if’ Syndrome?

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln Do You Suffer From ‘What if’ Syndrome? Tolerating uncertainty is an almost impossible task for a lot of people. Insecurity in relationships, work, finances, and other life areas cause them...

Clarity Is Everything

Do you sometimes feel that your life is running out of control?  I used to feel  I was on a busy motorway, full of traffic, cars passing on both sides, people speeding as if there was no tomorrow, others dawdling, looking for their turn off.  Sound familiar? Compare...