Coexistence… what the farmer does with the turkey – until Thanksgiving.
On this side of the Atlantic, where I happen to be (specifically, Australia), this Thursday and Friday are like most other Thursdays and Fridays – working days.
But over in America and Canada, these two days are holidays, with Thursday being [...]
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
In psychology, there’s something that’s studied and referred to as ‘learned helplessness’. You are probably familiar with it even if you don’t know it by that term.
For instance, have you [...]
There’s this gorgeous story, I believe it’s from the Islamic tradition, about a king who happened to secure a spectacularly beautiful necklace for his daughter. Unfortunately it went missing (how do things like that happen in a palace with all that security???).
Well, the king being rich (could he be otherwise!) offered a substantial reward for [...]
“I wanted to change my shirt but I changed my mind instead”
Winnie the Pooh
Have you noticed that every moment of your life is a moment of choice?
I know it’s hard to really get that because, most of the time, we’re on autopilot with our routines and our unquestioning acceptance of life ‘as is’.
“Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” Earl Nightingale
Yes, I know, sometimes it’s easier to blame it on that rascally, indefinable, elusive thing called ‘luck’, isn’t it?
But jokes aside, what is this equally hard-to-pin-down thing called ‘success’? Have you ever thought of yourself as a success? Have you ever done or [...]