It’s My Birthday!

Jan 23

It’s My Birthday!

It’s my Birthday! What a great day. Facebook messages, phone calls, texts. It sure is a good day. My family even took me out for breakfast in the city at a fancy hotel. Very nice indeed.   It’s a day when you can receive gifts and be made to feel special and that happened to me. However, what made me feel completely amazing and totally blessed was the gift that...

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Don’t Jump Unless You Have Somewhere To Land.

Jan 22

Don’t Jump Unless You Have Somewhere To Land.

Recently I was catching a bus. At the bus stop I became engaged in a conversation with a dear 84 year old lady. When the next bus came we got on without really checking the number. It was going where I wanted to go, but it wasn’t the bus I wanted.   I knew this all the more when the bus I wanted drove past the bus I was on. You see, the bus I had chosen...

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Appreciate You.

Jan 21

Appreciate You.

When was the last time you laughed at yourself? When was the last time you looked at yourself in the mirror and smiled or given yourself a generous wave?   Learning to enjoy being with YOU is one of the great challenges that eludes many.   Sometimes you might be the only friend you have, so be kind to yourself. Be careful what you say to yourself about...

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Achieve Often, Achieve Much.

Jan 20

Achieve Often, Achieve Much.

Have you thought of something you’d like to achieve in life, but stood back and thought it was too hard? Too many hurdles to overcome. Too many hills to climb. Too many doubts?   Have you ever thought of realising dreams that seem out of reach or becoming someone that you feel you could never be because things like that don’t happen to you?   When you look...

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Are you PREPARED to ship?

Jan 19

Are you PREPARED to ship?

I have been greatly encouraged by Seth Godin and his principle of ‘Ship it’ in which he says that we should defeat the resistance and take the risk of shipping our ideas. Don’t sit on them until they become perfect.   The other day I was talking to a friend of mine who was telling me about the items he was selling on eBay. He told me about his excitement every...

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