A Bill Gates quote

24 May 2015

Something inspirational:

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

BILL GATES

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About Exercise

23 May 2015

Exercises are generally grouped into three types depending on the overall effect they have on the human body.

The three main categories are: Aerobic exercises, such as cycling, walking, running, hiking, and playing tennis. Anaerobic exercises, such as weight training and flexibility exercises such as …

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Understanding our thinking

22 May 2015

Science has shown that it is our thoughts about the things that happen to us that have the biggest impact on how we feel and as a consequence how we will go on to act on those things.

Thoughts don’t just apply to the big events that happen in our lives, but to the small issues we have to deal with as well. The problem is that our initial thinking on any event that is negative isn’t …

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A Martina Boone quote

21 May 2015

Something inspirational:

“It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.”

MARTINA BOONE, Compulsion

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Harmful thoughts

20 May 2015

It’s normal to think about things. I would even go as far as to say it’s necessary, but when does what we think, spill over into our emotions and cause us to have health problems.

In 1947 the World Health Organisation defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing.” Until now governments and healthcare practitioners have given precedence …

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Being honest

19 May 2015

Only we know what we believe and if what we believe is the truth. Only we know if we’re lying to ourselves.

Other people may think they know what’s going on with us and what’s right for us, but only we know whether we’re doing what we say we’re doing. We must be honest with ourselves. Only we know …

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An English Proverb

18 May 2015

Something inspirational:

“You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.”

ENGLISH PROVERB

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The CP Diary is 5 today

17 May 2015

My CP Diary journey began on the 17th may 2010 and has reached its 5th year today, the 17th May 2015. Over the last 5 years I have explored and deliberated my experiences to this point. It has been my soul-searching journey on a difficult past. It is now my intention to make the end of the first 5 years, the beginning of the next…

The CP Diary is 5 years old today.

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Inner-drive

16 May 2015

Getting motivated is one of the hardest things to do, for anyone who has no inner-drive. Living with Cerebral Palsy meant that emotionally I would always live with less motivation and inner-drive.

Cerebral Palsy wasn’t fully responsible for my lack of drive, but physically and neurologically meant it very much was a contributing factor, but there was another factor too. No emotional support …

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A William James quote

15 May 2015

Something inspirational:

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”

WILLIAM JAMES

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