As I began to love myself – Charlie Chaplin

As I Began to Love Myself As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”. As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody As I try to force … [continue]

People Pleasing – changing destructive behaviour

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby It is unhealthy behaviour to put ones own needs aside and favour instead to please everyone around us. It is very destructive and can cause depression, resentment and can cause our lives to spiral out of […]

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Book review – Luna Tree – The baby project – Maya Berger

When I was contacted by the author and offered a copy of the book for review purposes, I went and read up what I could find out about the book before accepting. I wanted to see if it was something I would enjoy reading. I was pleasantly surprised that although I initially thought it was […]

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Book review – A Sworn Virgin: Broken Promises: – Kristopher Dukes

Intriguing story from beginning to end From the minute I started reading this book I was captivated and immediately found it intriguing and well written. The author is very descriptive and I could almost smell, taste and imagine being there. It is set in Albania in 1910 and the many references to life at that […]

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Love is patient, love is kind

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, […]

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When aging reality sets in

When Aging Reality Sets In * Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it. * Don’t let anyone tell you you’re getting old. Squash their toes with your rocker. * The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. * Some […]

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Quotes by Sam Levenson

“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone. … We leave you a […]

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Kindness & selflessness

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ― Dalai Lama XIV I think that single sentence is one that I will never forget. The first time I heard it I was deeply touched. This reminds me of a friend I once met on a friendship site a few years ago. A group of […]

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Lifes a great balancing act – Dr Zeuss

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. Robert Fulghum It is not always easy trying to do the usual balancing act we all have to do, in order to achieve all we need […]

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May God bless you – short poem

May God bless you and keep you always, May your wishes all come true. May you always do for others And let others do for you. May you build a ladder to the stars, And climb on every rung, And may you stay forever young.

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