There is no doubting the huge success of the Olympics and the tremendous support they gathered. But was it always plain sailing? And what can we learn from the organisers’ approach?Details
We know that when we achieve things we should pause and take a moment to reflect upon and celebrate our achievements. It’s a great idea and we know that doing so is a neat idea.
However, the reality is that it even when we do achieve great things, is all too easy for us to spend so much time and energy focusing on what we have not achieved rather than what we have achieved!
I was speaking recently with a friend and we got to talking about hobbies, things that we do purely for our own enjoyment and pleasure. Now, this friend likes to indulge in his artistic side but he confessed that he found he was not getting the enjoyment he had expected from his hobby. After we…Details
Sometimes people make us angry, and we find it hard to let go of that anger; it burns away inside of us, growing and eating away. Yet by allowing that person to make us angry, we are giving them power over us which does not serve us well. It is unhealthy and it harms us. But how can we overcome that anger?Details
“Never assume, for it makes an ASS out of U and ME.” – Anon. For reasons which are not worth going into right now, my back garden lawn is currently massively overgrown, the tallest bits of grass reaching 3 feet (or 1 meter, depending upon your measurement unit of choice!). Finally I decided it was…Details
I have found that empowerment in life is about simply looking at what is happening for you instead of what is happening to you. – Anon. When my job was made redundant and I found myself out of work with only 3 days notice of it happening, it would have been very easy to react…Details
For too many of us, the prospect of failing is so negative that we would rather not try something than try and risk failing. But in doing so, all we do is guarantee we won’t succeed, instead of opening ourselves up to the greatest learning opportunities we can have…Details