Archive | October, 2015

A quote by Hippocrates

31 Oct

Something inspirational:

“The life so short, the craft so long to learn.”


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Dealing with issues

30 Oct

We can never have enough tips on how to deal with stress, brought about by some of those issues we have to deal with. It’s important to find and understand what works for us and stick with the winning formula.

The following 4 tips are the tips I often use to reduces stressful issues:

Stand back: on yourself so that you’re looking at the whole picture on your issue. When we stand back we allow ourselves to think about the whole issue instead of panicking, making the wrong decisions …

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Creating success

29 Oct

People don’t always consciously think about success as they go about their daily lives, but will often look for ways in order to help themselves succeed. If we were to think about success in that way, we would have already failed through the pressures of thinking we needed to succeed and being worried that we wouldn’t.

How we choose to deal with things is our key to success, but to do that we need to maintain a positive mental attitude, be willing to work hard and not let any form of discouragement stop us from …

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A Mo Willems quote

28 Oct

Something inspirational:

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.”

MO WILLEMS, Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

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Advice or lecture

27 Oct

Advice versus lecture, it’s a tough call but what’s the difference between the two?

Having grown up in a controlling environment, any advice I got was always done in the form of a lecture. Advice should come from a place of care from people who care about us, but unless it’s given …

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Being gracious

26 Oct

With no support and dealing with physical and emotional problems, as a child my attitude was far from graceful. I didn’t emotionally equate or understand back then why I was always so angry.

It would go on to take many years for my father to tell another family member that underneath the exterior he always knew there was a kind and caring child, waiting to come out. I know that with …

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My 2,000th blog

25 Oct

With 5 years, 5 months and 8 days behind me and The CP Diary, today’s feature page incorporates my 2,000 blog. My experiences to date feel effortless with me doing what seems and feels natural to me.

My journey has only just begun. 🙂

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Unconscious bias

24 Oct

Unconscious bias is something we have probably all done, some may continue to do, unless of course we understand what it is and choose to correct it.

Unconscious bias happens when the brain makes incredibly quick judgments and assessments of situations and people without us consciously thinking about it. Those biases are influenced by …

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How things go

23 Oct

There are so many things in our lives that we either have no control over or fail to anticipate, they just happen.

Because of those things, we have very limited understanding and without understanding we find those things difficult to accept. Perhaps if we begin to look at things differently, we will come …

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An Oscar Wilde quote

22 Oct

Something inspirational:

“The old believe everything, middle-aged suspect everything and the young know everything.”


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