Archive | March, 2013

An Easter quote

31 Mar

Something inspirational:

“Happy Easter, share this time to reflect on life, love, family and all of your blessings.”


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Generations of behaviour

30 Mar

Family behaviour has a history of repeating itself on future generations. Unfortunately, family behaviour patterns passed through the generations dictate how we will communicate with other family members and how we will get to live our lives.

Those behaviour patterns will determine our opinions, our beliefs and our decisions. They will also influence our behaviour. As time goes by, we will fail to change because unconsciously we will …

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Social class

29 Mar

It’s become standard practice to put barriers up to protect ourselves. That way we don’t have to communicate our thoughts to anyone.

It’s the way we’re made right? Unfortunately not, it’s what we’ve learned. People don’t always shy away from other people because they feel resentment towards them; they usually shy away …

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A quote about control

28 Mar

Something inspirational:

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”


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From the heart

27 Mar

It doesn’t matter how much we talk from the heart, sometimes the people we’re trying to talk to, don’t want to hear what we have to say. It’s only in those moments that we may begin to realise that we’re left with no alternative but to walk away.

Wouldn’t life be great if we had control over other people’s thoughts? Not so that we can control their every move, or even their thinking, just so they can see what we see, understand what we understand …

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Unconscious issues

26 Mar

Letting go of someone or something doesn’t mean we’ve failed. It means we’re no longer willing to put up with a situation or issue that we’re not happy with.

Unfortunately, when we deal with a terminal illness, emotionally it often highlights other areas of our own lives that we know we need to address, but don’t always consciously think about …

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Self control

25 Mar

Something very true:

“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”


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Supporting roles

24 Mar

We end up doing the wrong thing when we struggle emotionally to do what we know is the right thing, but just can’t bring ourselves to do it.

Emotionally we’re not always equipped to deal with everything that life throws at us, but what happens when someone is dealing with a terminal illness and they need support? I believe we all come out …

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Warm spring salad

23 Mar

Warm salad of spring vegetables with griddled tuna or salmon



1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and sliced

140g podded peas, frozen are fine …

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The simple life

22 Mar

Something inspirational:

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.”


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