Scallywag

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

~ Henry Kissinger ~

Sinister Start To Olympic Torch Relay

April 23rd, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 20 secs

Some symbols don't deserve our respect.

Some symbols don’t deserve our respect.

Who hasn’t been inspired by the sight of the Olympic torch run? Fused with a sense of ceremony and athletic enterprise, people the world over are stirred by this ancient Olympic tradition. [Read on …]

Easter Violence And Its Answer

April 20th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

It's not just about eggs.

It’s not just about eggs.

Happy Easter to you! Whether your tradition is to celebrate this Christian tradition or not, I believe there is something worthy in its message for everyone. [Read on …]

All Round Flexibility

April 14th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 47 secs

Flexibility? Me?

Flexibility? Me?

Flexibility. It’s the ingenious body roll technique that lets you pick yourself up and dust yourself off again, ready for the next attempt. [Read on …]

More To Happiness Than That

April 10th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

Is happiness on the other side of the hill?

Is happiness on the other side of the hill?

Happiness isn’t natural. There. I said it. You can think of a thousand ways for joy to well up of its own accord. Yet to have it in abundance, happiness requires more. [Read on …]

Blame And Shame

April 5th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 36 secs

The secret to feeling better is not within.

The secret to feeling better is not within.

You don’t need anyone else to blame you for anything because, chances are, you do it better yourself. [Read on …]

Solutions Closer Than You Think

April 2nd, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 3 secs

What is the answer?

What is the answer?

Answers can be hard to come by. But, as is so often the case, solutions aren’t that far away. But getting them takes a genuine willingness to think in new ways. [Read on …]

Unhappy Kids

March 30th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 56 secs

Despair and depression aren't always obvious.

Despair and depression aren’t always obvious.

Depression and children might seem like an unlikely mix. But it happens and we need to be mindful of its effect. [Read on …]

Happy People Have Problems Too

March 26th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 16 secs

Happy but frazzled

Happy but frazzled

Remarkable as it seems, happy people are beset with troubles too. Their satisfaction isn’t based on their good fortune but on the unique way they view the world. [Read on …]

Why Things Go Better With Folk

March 23rd, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 37 secs

Team work

Team work

You cannot work alone. As much as some of us want to, it’s just not possible. For as long as we live in this world, we share this life (whether we want to or not). [Read on …]

Making Life Better

March 19th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 34 secs

How can we make life feel more fulfilling?

How can we make life feel more fulfilling?

What makes life better? It’s a big question but one that every one of us need to weight up. [Read on …]