Scallywag

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

~ Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784) ~

Indecision Maybe

July 6th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 19 secs

Indecision maybe?

Indecision maybe?

I’m decisive. I think. At least, compared to some other people I know. Then again, there are those go-getters who have this whole decision-making thing sewn up. While I remain, floundering. [Read on …]

Thinking Without Limits

June 28th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 19 secs

Good thinking allows for possibilities.

Good thinking allows for possibilities.

Have you ever found yourself believing something that turned out to be totally different to what you expected? It’s a familiar experience. But why does it happen?

[Read on …]

Personal Development Not Desired

June 22nd, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 27 secs

Don't get parenting? Relax.

Don’t get parenting? Relax.

Okay, hand up all those people who didn’t know that parenting was a personal development course in disguise. Aha… I guessed. But it’s true isn’t it? When you touched that tummy and felt those mysterious kicks from within, nothing was further from your mind. [Read on …]

The Qualities Of Love

June 14th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 37 secs

Real love has more to it.

Real love has more to it.

You want love. And, whether we know it or not, we need its qualities. Because how we experience affection, acknowledgment, loyalty, and kindness matter more than most people care to admit. [Read on …]

Cheer Up It Gets Worse

June 4th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 38 secs

Sometimes we just feel bad.

Sometimes we just feel bad.

Being cheerful is an agreeable quality. Mostly, people appreciate a smile and sunny disposition. But the way some company keep it, you’d be forgiven for thinking you better be cheery or else. [Read on …]

The Genius Of Simplicity

May 29th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 51 secs

Simplicity is child's play

Simplicity is child’s play

Simplicity is a puzzle. Rather than a mere reflection of the most basic, primitive elements of life, simplicity reveals brilliance. With its sheer sense and practicality it turns complexity on its head. [Read on …]

You’ve Got The Power

May 21st, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 28 secs

There's power in being you.

There’s power in being you.

How much power do you really have? You could, like many do, measure it in money. How about your assets? Or, maybe, your status? [Read on …]

You Worry Too Much

May 13th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 45 secs

There is something to worry about everywhere.

There is something to worry about everywhere.

Face it, if you had a newly minted coin for every time you worried you’d be phenomenally rich by now. Unlike all the pushing and shoving to get to the specials or find those limited offers, worries are plentiful. In fact, there are worries enough for everyone. [Read on …]

Gimme Happiness

May 8th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 40 secs

You mean I can't be guaranteed a life of happiness ?

You mean I can’t be guaranteed a life of happiness ?

We all want happiness. But that doesn’t mean we are prepared to do what it takes to have it. [Read on …]

Excess Separation

May 3rd, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 24 secs

Excessive independence has whiskers on it.

Excessive independence has whiskers on it.

There is something sickening about our obsession with independence. Giving us every reason to stand apart from everyone else, separation goes to the heart of our identity, who matters, and who doesn’t. [Read on …]