Scallywag

When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot's hands.

~ George Carlin ~

Archive for November, 2012

Which gets the most attention: the wedding or the relationship?
There's more to a wedding than the day

Wedding Wisdom

November 30th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 42 secs

Which gets the most attention: the wedding or the relationship?

I call it wedding fever. It’s that stage you go through in your relationship when the wedding event dominates everything. Bookings, flowers, outfits, the wedding dress, and all the rest occupy every waking moment. Read the rest of this entry »

Happiness is always best shared.
What's better than being happy on your own?

Finding Happy Answers

November 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

Happiness is always best shared.

Aside from being happy yourself, there are other aspects to happiness that make it a potent influence. Read the rest of this entry »

You can be lucky whatever your fortune cookie contains.
How lucky do you feel?

Lucky You

November 28th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

You can be lucky whatever your cookie contains.

What do you think about luck? Is there really anything in feeling lucky? Or is it just a matter of focus? Read the rest of this entry »

Mess is everywhere!
How much mess should you hide?

Mess Happens

November 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 29 secs

Mess is everywhere!

Mess seems so wrong it’s feels like a crime. Seeing your kitchen, living room and bedroom dishevelled is deflating enough. But when you’ve been putting so much into giving them the once over, it’s distressing.

But that’s life, isn’t it? Things don’t stay tidy, and neither do relationships. You can be all smiles for the family photo and next moment you’re wondering if bloodstains will come out your carpet! Read the rest of this entry »

The reality of sadness is only part of the story.
How do we make sense of sadness?

Handling Sadness

November 26th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 57 secs

The reality of sadness is only part of the story.

How do you handle sadness? Your answer could also reveal how much happiness you experience too. Read the rest of this entry »

really ready
There's more to being ready than being organized.

Are You Ready?

November 25th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 13 secs

What do you do to get ready?

Get ready, get settee, go! Every day the race starts again, and you need to be ready. Read the rest of this entry »

loo shoes
How comfortable are you wearing someone else's shoes?

Filling Someone’s Shoes

November 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

What’s wrong with wearing your own shoes?

If you’ve ever had to fill someone else’s shoes, you know it can be intimidating. How can you meet the same expectations? Not to mention the feeling that you need to do as well, or better, than they did. Read the rest of this entry »

What's the answer to a hard life?
What's hard to handle in your life?

How Hard Can It Be?

November 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 36 secs

What’s the answer to a hard life?

When life gets hard how do you handle it? I ask because enduring pressure and hassle is a tough business. When we no longer cope, happiness is the first casualty, making cheerfulness flit out the window quicker than you can say, “Oh no!”  Read the rest of this entry »

How much time does it take to live well?
How do you define a good use of your time?

Time To Do It

November 22nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 2 secs

How much time does it take to live well?

Time is ticking by. You and I are taking our turn with our lifetime. But, I suspect most of us can admit, it’s not what we expected. Or worse, not what we hoped for. Read the rest of this entry »

That's the power of love.
What do you truly love?

You’ve Gotta Love Something

November 21st, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 12 secs

That’s the power of love.

Life without love leaves a lot to be desired. Not that you have to be in love with someone else. It’s okay if you’re not. But you do need to love something. Otherwise you end up missing everything. Read the rest of this entry »