Friday, September 24, 2021

Get Dirty

I recently spent some time with a friend who has a small child. The child was wanting to go play outside but it was muddy. My friend didn't want...

Things to remember when what’s in your hand isn’t enough

Woody Allen once said “The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.” It sounds like the simplest thing to do but...

Some thoughts on passion and career

I used to think that there was a roadmap for my life. Now I’ve slowly but surely started to realise that  I get to create my own road map....

How to avoid burnout

I was chatting to a friend recently who commented, "It seems that this generation is always tired." As we continued talking, I realised she was right. People today are...

The Go-getter

Are you a go-getter?Every family has one, just as every friendship circle and organisation has one or two, or a few – if you’re lucky.These are the people who...

Talent is overrated

When I was at school all I ever wanted was to be good at everything. I wanted to be prefect. I wanted to be friends with the popular kids...

When the days are long

"The days are long but the years are short" is a quote I recently read in regards to raising children. The article encouraged parents to savour each moment with...

Spend 5 hours a week learning

I remember the first time I tried to go skiing. I was with my friend Amy, up in the Vermont Mountains on the Eastern side of the USA. It...

How to become good at something

The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups.All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded...

Money makes a lousy friend

It seems that everywhere we look, people are anxious to make more money. But did you know that money makes a lousy friend?I recently had dinner with an extremely...

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