Opening your home say’s "you're welcome into my real life". Jen Hatmaker I wish I was the kind of gal who swung open my front door freely, but I’m not. I don’t really like unannounced visitors. Firstly, because I will be in my around-the-house-clothes which fall very much under the “for comfort” category and … Continue reading Are you ready to see my real life?
I had a revelation about why the 21-Day Brain Detox is so special to me yesterday that I wanted to share with you. I had hoped to convey this in the original post but I couldn’t quite put it into words. I so want to be able to write in a way that isn't too … Continue reading Why I had to share that
A few years ago I was privileged to be at a conference where Dr Caroline Leaf was speaking. Dr Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist. She has an amazing online programme called the 21-day Brain Detox™, which is designed to help us rewire our brains, positively affecting the way we think and act. "The 21 Day … Continue reading Detoxing your brain
There is a story about a man named Harris who goes to a newsstand with his friend to buy a newspaper and the vendor is very rude to him. His friend seems to ignore the vendor's behaviour and is polite back to him and wishes him a good evening. As they walk away Harris says … Continue reading Do unto others…
Do you feel like there is a part of your personality that's become a bit of an old biddy? You don't get young people today and you don't understand a word they say? Maybe it’s the slang words that you don't quite understand or maybe its words pronounced in an odd way (its not aks … Continue reading I have no idea what you mean!
Why is it that my emotions take me away from living optimally? A little resentment here, a bit of offence there, a stroppy encounter here, throw in some unmet expectations and ... Houston, we have a problem! Last week I had two instances where my Christian hat fell off (I lost my temper and said … Continue reading Be kind
Yesterday I got to spend some time with my 82 year old aunt who I adore. She started her first blog at 80! She is such an inspiration to me. She was telling me about how she had spent a good part of her morning wrestling with her printer. She tried many things before it finally … Continue reading Who to ask?
My favourite word by far is "done". The dialogue that runs through my head is pretty much, "OK, I've done that and that, I just need to do that and then that will be done and then all I have to do is that". I have spoken to other mums and they get my love … Continue reading Done!
I subscribe to Seth Godin's blog and I really enjoy his succinct advice. He's a great inspiration for saying a lot (that has real value) in just a few words. As I embark on blogging and doing the Blogging 101 course, I thought his words about fear were fitting for me and definitely worth sharing. The Power of Fear< … Continue reading The power of fear by Seth Godin