Archive | March, 2016

The knowing universe

31 Mar

The universe knows us more than we know ourselves, probably think the opposite is true, or don’t think about it at all.

Although consciously, I never really gave the universe any thought as a child, unconsciously I always knew there was something bigger out there, something divine; something bigger than myself …

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A Martin Seligman quote

30 Mar

Something inspirational:

“While you can’t control your experiences, you can control your explanations.”

MARTIN E.P. SELIGMAN, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

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A recruitment drive

29 Mar

I am both humbled and amazed at the success of the Diary and would love to have more contributors to add to the wonderful support I get from my existing contributors on The CP Diary website forum.

Come join the conversation and respond alongside other people to unique, written blogs relating to health and wellbeing, daily blogs, healthy recipes, diet and nutrition and more, which are all …

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Understanding the caring

28 Mar

There comes a time in our lives when we know the people who genuinely care because their actions show they do.

Then there are those who say they care, but their actions show a different understanding of what caring means, or the people who we think care, but don’t because they don’t know how to …

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A quote by Derek Landy

27 Mar

Something inspirational:

“Tides do what tides do–they turn.”

DEREK LANDY, Skulduggery Pleasant

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A simpler existence

26 Mar

It’s hard to imagine life in the slow lane given our busy lives, but it must happen if we want to lead a more simple existence.

Living in the slow lane equals a more simple existence. A life honing in on the simple things allows us to saver every minute of every hour of every day looking through more harmonious coloured …

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Personal boundaries

25 Mar

Do we have personal boundaries and if we do, do others abide by them or are they simply ignored?

Our personal boundaries are the boundaries we incorporate and work our lives around. It’s the boundaries we create for ourselves that we expect others to honour. Boundaries that tell others …

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A Kiran Desai quote

24 Mar

Something inspirational:

“The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.”

KIRAN DESAI, The Inheritance of Loss

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Snobbish behaviour

23 Mar

The world is made up of different people. Some are tall; some are small. Some are tolerant; some have no tolerance. Some people are kind; some are unkind. Some are humble; others may behave snobbishly, when they feel they’re a cut above the rest.

Those people tend to think their outlook; their job or their clothes are simply better than ours. The truth is that their outlook, their clothes and their jobs are no better than ours; they’re just different …

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My choice

22 Mar

For me having Cerebral Palsy is like riding on a run away train, on a different track, driverless and out of control with no way to get off; and heading towards a destination that I can neither see, nor have a choice as to where the journey will take me. I  don’t have a choice because …

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