Archive | April, 2016

We think we know

30 Apr

Do we ever really know someone, I mean really know someone? Perhaps it’s the people we think we know the most that we really don’t know at all.

There is a difference between knowing someone and knowing about them. We never can know someone unless we work from the soul. The soul is the key to how we respond with each other …

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Regaining control

29 Apr

It’s always bad to invest our energy and get hooked on the wrong things that make us lose sight and control. The good part is that to regain control over our personal lives, isn’t as hard as we think.

Losing control means we’re powerless to regain control and that usually happens when we leave things too long. We tend to leave things too long, because we tell ourselves the problem will correct …

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Education & school

28 Apr

Something inspirational:

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”


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Choosing not to care

27 Apr

It’s important we care, but it’s not always important to care. There is a difference. We spend our lives caring, sometimes too much, but caring only works when that someone we care about, cares about us.

Over a lifetime we come to concern ourselves over people who don’t care about us. We also spend a lifetime trying to fit into people’s lives, trying to conform, just so they will care. It’s possible …

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Becoming self-absorbed

26 Apr

There are many reasons why we become self-absorbed and it’s usually at a time when we’re stressed and not sure how to deal with things. Only caring about and being interested in ourselves, in our own thoughts and in our own interests.

What changes us is how our lives are channelled through nurture and our experiences, it is those things that often change us. Through our issues we learn a different way to be. Instead of …

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Willpower & determination

25 Apr

Willpower is essential if we are to try to achieve, overcome and succeed, so why do we fail at the willpower thing? What is it about willpower that has a tendency to stop us in our tracks, just when we need it the most?

Let’s explore and find out exactly what willpower is. Leading research led by Roy Baumeister, Professor of Psychology at Florida State University, believes willpower is like a muscle and like …

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A Bertrand Russell quote

24 Apr

Something inspirational:

“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”


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Salmon Teriyaki

23 Apr

Salmon Teriyaki



2 salmon fillets

Small piece of fresh root ginger, finely chopped …

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Growing pains

22 Apr

The things I didn’t like growing up, were the fact that I had one leg shorter than the other, a club foot and very little muscle tone on my left side, which left my left side very weak, part of the Cerebral Palsy scenario that I didn’t know I had. I also didn’t like the fact that I was lopsided when I was standing straight.

Going through adolescence was no different. Because I didn’t recognise any of my milestones I missed out on noticing the changes we all go through when we reach that stage. Although that part …

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A Carlos Zafon quote

21 Apr

Something inspirational:

“People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough.”

CARLOS RUIZ ZAFON, The Shadow of the Wind

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