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Archive for October, 2012

You deserve to be happy at work.
Don't you deserve to be happy at work?

7 Ways Be Happy At Work

October 11th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 34 secs

You deserve to be happy at work.

Happy about being at work? Most people will tell you they’re not. While a few will say they love their work with a passion. So, what’s their secret? How do they manage to enjoy what can be living misery for so many? Here are 7 tips: Read the rest of this entry »

Can you be happy riding through life, even with a flat tyre?
Are you happy despite your hassles?

Happy With Hassles

October 10th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

 

Can you be happy riding through life, even with a flat tyre?

Real life is hardly happy. At least, not all the time. For starters, there is too much stuff that’s unpleasant. disagreeable, and downright annoying. Yet, that is exactly where happy lives live. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you feel about  being surrounded by tech stuff?
How much of your life is surrounded by hi-tech?

Tech Does Your Head In

October 9th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 18 secs

How do you feel about being surrounded by tech stuff?

I like tech stuff. Really, I do. But I also find it profoundly frustrating. Okay, I better explain… Read the rest of this entry »

The circle of cooking good food is a powerful metaphor.
Rhythms shape your life.

The Circle Of Life

October 8th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

The circle of cooking good food is a powerful metaphor.

There is a pattern, a circle if you will, that occurs in life. The demands of work with all of its attendant effort. The rhythms of day and night, of shopping, cooking, eating, and cleaning… together they form patterns within patterns to make up what we call daily life. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you live an extraordinary life?
 

How To Rise Above The Ordinary

October 7th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 27 secs

How do you live an extraordinary life?

How do you live a life less likely? And what do you do to be more than ordinary? If you’ve ever dreamed of being more than that, I’ve got good news. Read the rest of this entry »

Moving?
Moving is never as simple as it seems.

Moving On Out

October 6th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 32 secs

Moving?

Most of us do it at least now and then. Rather startlingly, some 43% of Australians do it once every five years. Then again, some will move heaven and earth to avoid doing it at all. Read the rest of this entry »

What? Happy AND married?
How can you be both happy and married?

A Happy Marriage Approach

October 5th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 30 secs

What? Happy AND married?

Fact: marriage isn’t for everyone. But for people who adopt a balanced attitude, marriage can offer a tremendous experience of affection and intimacy. Read the rest of this entry »

How busy is too busy?
What's the price of a "too busy" life?

When You’re Too Busy To Breathe

October 4th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 6 secs

How busy is too busy?

You know you’re too busy when things start dropping off. No, not body parts, but small slices of your life. Read the rest of this entry »

What are you leaving behind?
What kind of trail are you leaving?

Leaving Good Behind You

October 3rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 42 secs

What are you leaving behind?

Let me ask you, how good is the trail you’re leaving? Read the rest of this entry »

Attitude changes everything.
What makes you appreciate the rain?

Attitude And How You Handle It

October 2nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 7 secs

Attitude changes everything.

Attitude. It’s one of those terms with a range of meanings. A child might be described as showing attitude. Yet, the nose of a plane could also be said to be at the correct attitude too. To reduce confusion, I describe attitude as “a settled way of thinking and feeling”.  Read the rest of this entry »