February 27, 2019

It has become very popular to dismiss the main stream media; the term fake news is now used by all sources and people of influence, to disparage those that hold different opinions. 

Much of these problems stem from the frankly problematic idea promoted by various news o...

February 27, 2019

“When evening in the Shire was grey
his footsteps on the Hill were heard;
before the dawn he went away
on journey long without a word.

From Wilderland to Western shore,
from northern waste to southern hill,
through dragon-lair and hidden door
and darkling woods he wal...

February 26, 2019

The expectations we place on people and experiences can end up making us miserable. But if we allow ourselves to let go of expectation, we open ourselves up to a new perspective and a happier state of being.

Let me bring this idea to life for you with a little light-hea...

February 18, 2019

Society appears to be adept in embracing and agreeing upon a set of societal norms that are agreed upon and expected to be upheld in an enormous number of varied social situations.

However, one situation that appears to have been missed out in the pantheon of agreed p...

February 18, 2019

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;

The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide;

When other helpers fail and comforts flee,

Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me.

Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day;

Earth’s joys grow dim, its glories pass away;

Change and deca...

February 11, 2019

Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, President Truman, reverend clergy, fellow citizens:

We observe today not a victory of party, but a celebration of freedom -- symbolizing an end, as well as a beginning...

February 11, 2019

My dream car has evolved many times over the years but for the first time in living memory I don’t know what I’m going to buy when I win the lottery. The choices used to be limited which made it easy, and then the kids came along which wrote off any chances of a two se...

February 4, 2019

1984

"Orthodoxy means not thinking — not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.”

“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.”

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present c...

February 4, 2019

One who tries to stand on tiptoe cannot stand still.

One who stretches his legs too far cannot walk.

One who advertises himself too much is ignored.

One who is too insistent on his own view finds few to agree with him.

One who claims too much credit does not get even what...

February 4, 2019

When I talk about being a life coach, there are two things people tend to say. The first is “what exactly is life coaching?”.

Everyone seems to have heard about it, but when it comes to what it actually means it all gets a bit vague. And it’s not surprising really as th...

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