Making progress

As I start today’s blog, my thoughts don’t seem to be heading in any direction. Maybe when I start to type something, things will become clear.

When something troubles me, it’s usually there in my mind. I always try and see the positive even when I’m dealing with such negative issues. It helps me to look beyond what I see. I think that part …

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31 Jul, 2011

Baked Chicken Curry

Baked Chicken Curry

We tried this recipe the other day. It was so nice I wanted to share it with you, taken from ‘River Cottage Every Day’ by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.  I am sure you could replace the chicken with beef or lamb and it would still be delicious.


2 heaped tsp coriander seeds

2 heaped tsp cumin seeds …

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28 Jul, 2011

The importance of change

Change is something we shy away from because it seems daunting, even scary sometimes, but it is necessary. We must be open to change.

Change is having the ability to move from one situation to another with relative ease. Change gives us a different perspective and allows us to embrace new beginnings. Where we know physical change is going …

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24 Jul, 2011

I’m wrong, you’re right

A passing thought:

Thinking you’re right all the time, can make you self-righteous and difficult for others to relate to. Why not take a step back and listen to someone else’s opinion, assess all the facts and be big enough to say you got it wrong?

There may be occasions when you need to stick with your opinion, but just ensure you look at the facts and be prepared to …

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23 Jul, 2011

Finding our own way

How many of us will spend our lives living someone else’s life? That means living with dreams and goals that are not ours or ever achieved, instead basing our lives on what other people expect or want for us.

Instead, we must find our own way. It is human nature for us to make comparisons, but it can make us feel worse and doesn’t help. When we perceive other people to be better or more successful than we are …

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22 Jul, 2011

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Ilana x