Making excuses

Excuses are reasons to defend the way we behave and to avoid acting on something we should be dealing with. Excuses are a means of negating responsibility.

But we can either continue to make excuses, or we can put things right and get our lives back on track. We’d rather talk ourselves into excuses, than deal with what we know is the truth. We would rather give …

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30 Dec, 2013

The Sunday blues

I don’t know whether anyone else has memory of the Sunday evening blues, but it seemed very real to me, when I was little. At the time I never understood why by Sunday evening I was beginning to feel so miserable.

After initial research, I found out it’s all to do with a combination of the weekend coming to an end, with the anticipation of 5 days of pressure until the weekend again. Unfortunately, work and school …

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28 Dec, 2013

A Christmas poem

Something inspirational:

“Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show. The secret lies in an inner glow. It’s lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It’s higher thought and a greater plan. It’s glorious dream in the soul of man.”

WILFRED A. PETERSON (The Art of Living)

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26 Dec, 2013

Inner conflict

We  may have a bad day, not because someone is irritating us, but because we may be feeling bad.  Although we’re not always aware, the feelings that we have are often tied to unconscious thoughts that can cause inner conflict.

If we were to unravel what goes on behind our unconscious thoughts, we would understand why we may be in conflict …

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23 Dec, 2013

Order my new book

Ilana x