We Can Change The World: An Ideal Society

Humans have long dreamt of creating an ideal society, a Utopia. To do this, we must ask ourselves what kind of world we want to live in. And we must believe that we can change the world. We can change the world, but how? “Nothing happens unless first a dream.” – Carl Sandburg Here’s my […]

Smile Because It Happened

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr Seuss Getting over a broken relationship is hard. You torture yourself with ‘what if’s and wonder if you will ever trust again. And the pain that never seems to go away. The loneliness you feel at nights is followed by emptiness when you wake […]

Walk 10,000 Steps A Day: It’s Easier Than You Think

You’ve probably heard that walking 10,000 steps a day is recommended for overall health, maintaining a high metabolic rate, keeping in shape and so on. The question is, are you doing it? Here are some easy ways for you to get moving. Read more…

This Too Shall Pass: How to Face Tough Times

While I fully advocate living in the present, being in the Now and all that, sometimes we need to know how to step out of the current moment. This may be one of those times, given the world’s economic situation.

Experts are saying that we are going through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of 1929. People are losing their savings, investments, jobs, and sanity. Now, more than ever, we need to remind ourselves: This too shall pass. Read more…

Declutter Your Brain: Do a Disk Clean-Up

One way to ensure optimum performance of your computer is to perform a regular disk clean-up. When was the last time you did the same favour for your very own hard disk, your brain?

What started me thinking about this was a joke about a computer being female because ‘even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible later retrieval’. When I was done laughing I suddenly realised that the joke described exactly how I used to argue in the past. I would bring up old wrongs to buttress my case, and that often caused the relationship to hang.

So I decided to go through my overloaded brain and clear out any old files and programmes that are holding me back from living freely and joyfully. I invite you to do the same. Read more…

Read A Book A Week: Feed Your Brain the Good Stuff

I once heard someone say that if you can read, but don’t, you might as well be illiterate. That sounds a little harsh, but there’s some truth in it. Just as a car cannot run on an empty fuel tank, you won’t get very far in life if you don’t constantly feed your mind with quality input.

I’ve always loved reading so I’m lucky in that reading is a joy for me. If you’re not a natural reader, perhaps you could start by reading a book a month or even one every quarter. As with so many other things, reading is a habit and once you start you’ll find it surprisingly easy to keep going.

Try A Weekly Cash Budget: Learn to Control Your Spending

Cash seems such an old-fashioned idea these days, with credit cards, debit cards, internet banking and even cheque books. Yet spending cash only has been the timeless advice of financial gurus. I was a big fan of the cashless lifestyle, until I decided to try a weekly cash budget just for fun. I was amazed at the result. Read more…

Be Kind: Make Life Easier for Other and Yourself

Kindness requires two virtues: awareness and choice. Most of us react to events and people with little awareness about what we are saying or doing. We need to pause to become aware of what is going on in ourselves, and then choose to be kind. 5 ways to be kind 1. Judge others less We […]

Create Multiple Sources of Income

When you depend on a single source of income, you’re at the mercy of that one job. If you want to have more control over your life and live on your own terms, start to create multiple sources of income. Also, try to have multiple sources of passive income. Active income is money that you […]