A Positive Tonic

  . ”To accomplish anything significant in life you must always believe you can do it and believe you deserve it.’’ Jerry Bruckner . Many fail to live the life they have always wished to live. They fail to realise their ambitions and give up on their big dreams as soon as they encounter the … More A Positive Tonic

Life’s Struggles

. “Sometimes life knocks you on your ass… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” Steve Maraboli . Pain is a part of life, it is what makes us human; it shapes us the same as love and laughter. You do not … More Life’s Struggles

Bright Gems

  . ‘‘Sometimes all it takes is a familiar smell or a certain taste to evoke an old memory, making you feel like you are back in time in that moment where it was created.’’ . We all have those times which are special. Memory builders. When something extraordinary happened to us, the kind of … More Bright Gems


  . ‘‘There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” . The rest of your life is a long time and it is being shaped right now. You can choose to blame your circumstances on fate or bad luck or bad choices or you … More Shaping

Your Story line

  . “Don’t spend your life believing a story about yourself that you didn’t write that’s been fed to you – that simply you’ve accepted, embedded and added to. Let the story go and there beneath is the real you…and your unique gifts, heart and path that await you.” Rasheed Ogunlaru . We all have … More Your Story line

Managing Change

  . “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” Kakuzō Okakura Autumn is upon us – the air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter and soon there will be autumn leaves collecting at our feet in golden mounds. Just as the earth prepares for a change—the most constant … More Managing Change

For Tomorrow

  . “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best“ today.” H. Jackson Brown Jr. . I have realised that whilst mindfulness can help us feel a greater sense of happiness, life satisfaction generally requires a balance of being and goal setting. . There is a reason much research shows that goal-setting leads to … More For Tomorrow

Setting Yourself Free

  . “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi . Who has not been hurt by the actions or words of another? Perhaps a parent constantly criticized you growing up, a colleague sabotaged a project or your partner had an affair. Or maybe you have had a traumatic … More Setting Yourself Free

Your Mask

  . “I couldn’t help but feel as if everyone had lied about everything. We all had secrets. We all had a dark side to our innocent cover. I wondered what we would be like, if we had been completely honest with each other in the first place.” Shannon A. Thompson . We all have … More Your Mask