Archive | November, 2014

A bad day good

30 Nov

Something inspirational:

“Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.”


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What is Echinacea

29 Nov

Echinacea is one of the most popular herbal products in the UK. It’s a flowering plant that grows throughout Europe and North America the leaves, stems, flower, and roots of which may be used to produce supplements, liquid extracts, and teas. People have used Echinacea as a traditional cold remedy for centuries.

Echinacea is now registered by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency as a traditional herbal medicine meaning it can be sold in the UK for treatment of symptoms …

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How to let go of worry

28 Nov

Over the years I’ve had so many negative things I’ve had to deal with if I hadn’t learned how to let that negativity go, I’d be living with anxiety by now. I find the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in its worry. On a conscious level it’s important to let the problem go so it doesn’t become our primary focus.

Giving up completely shouldn’t be the method or way we go about solving our problems. The worry to our problems isn’t worth holding on to. If something is going to happen it will happen whether …

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Service to others

27 Nov

Something inspirational:

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”


Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends

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A sense of self

26 Nov

Perhaps we need to find where we want to be in the world and how we want people to see us and to do that and perhaps we have to lead ourselves through the most difficult of circumstances for us to find our sense of self.

As a child I had no sense of self, it’s something I’ve had to work on continuously through my adult life. Our sense of self includes behaviors and associations that we consider the most important …

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Why do bad things happen?

25 Nov

Why do bad things happen to good people when they get caught up in unfortunate circumstances? When my family became the victim of bad things, I would ask myself that same question. I am sure many of us still do ask that same question. We will all have different thoughts …

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We’re in the same boat

24 Nov

Something inspirational:

“We may have all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now.”


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Hiding from our truth

23 Nov

We put on a façade when we continue to pretend we’re okay when in reality we mask a loss of hope, but just imagine a feeling of freedom if you weren’t living behind one.

Hiding behind a façade becomes even more difficult over time because how we really feel and what we deal with never goes away and keeping up appearances doesn’t help because in the real world …

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Tackling life’s uncertainties

22 Nov

When I was growing up there was less pressure on families. Children followed a path that involved school then university (for those who were lucky enough to go) with a guaranteed job at the end.

Now students go through school, attend university but aren’t guaranteed a job and that can put emotional and financial pressures on families. It’s about being proactive with our thoughts …

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A Lewis Hamilton quote

21 Nov

Something inspirational:

“You just need to be accepted for who you are and be proud of who you are, that is what I am trying to do.”


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