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The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.

~ Elbert Hubbard ~

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Death is just a part of life.
A balanced life accepts death.

A Matter Of Life And Death

September 1st, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 57 secs

Death is just a part of life.

Side by side: death and life.

You and I live beside a thin dividing line. All our dreams, plans, and desires flow on toward an infinitely distant horizon. While todays worries, uncertainties, and slights can so preoccupy our minds it’s a struggle to get our mind anywhere beyond the here and now. Read the rest of this entry »

Enjoying a good life.
How much say do we get in living a good life?

Building A Better Life

August 15th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 16 secs

Enjoying a good life.

Enjoying a good life.

A better life does not mean more add ons. If anything, it’s precisely the opposite. Read the rest of this entry »

How can we make life feel more fulfilling?
Is being busy enough to make life better?

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 the rest of this entry »

Forget clock watching. You could have an extra 40 years up your sleeve.
What if you really could live in good health for an extra four decades?

Age Shall Not Weary Them

December 20th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 14 secs

Forget clock watching. You could have an extra 40 years up your sleeve.

Forget clock watching. You could have an extra 40 years up your sleeve.

Imagine being young for almost all your long life? That could be the future if new research on reversing the ageing process proves fruitful. Read the rest of this entry »

Life in our hands.
Put you hand in someone else's - whether to give them strength or get the care you need.

Life Has Its Highs And Lows

December 14th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 45 secs

Life in our hands.

Life in our hands.

Life. You might not always like it, but it’s still a gift. Read the rest of this entry »

Life on a Tasmanian beach.
Some people dream of a beach life.

Life’s A Beach Isn’t It?

October 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 27 secs

Life on a Tasmanian beach.

Life on a Tasmanian beach.

Life is a bitch and then you die”, is that right? Well, actually, no.

Is life is a beach, a mountain, a vast plain, a city, town, and suburb? Partly. But whatever and wherever it is, life is bigger than our imaginings. Read the rest of this entry »

Life reveals what we generally expect.
Preconceptions are a big part of life.

Life Mirrors

July 22nd, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 25 secs

Life reveals what we generally expect.

Life reveals what we generally expect.

Much of life mirrors our spirit, and we like to keep it that way. Whether we see people with open curiosity or veiled cynicism, we verify to ourselves that ours is the real way. Read the rest of this entry »

Life is less of a race and more about consideration.
Actually, it doesn't matter how long or short your life is...

Life The Ultimate Limited Offer

March 26th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 36 secs

Life is less of a race and more about consideration.

Have you ever thought how strange it is that we live life here like it’s forever? Whether you believe in an afterlife or not, most would agree that this experience of living has a finite time implied, though the way life looks you’d barely know it. Read the rest of this entry »

Even kittens know life can be difficult.
Can anyone ever have a problem free life?

Living The Good Life

March 24th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

Even kittens know life can be difficult.

“Life might not be all it’s cracked up to be, but it sure beats the alternative”. People say that, like it’s some kind of consolation. But the truth is life naturally comes with a host of lows. They are part of the package, and though we might wish it were otherwise, there is no tick in the box option to avoid struggles and disappointments. Doing life well means handling what you’ve got. Read the rest of this entry »

City or country,  life isn't easy.
Everybody needs a little life support now and then.

A Little Life Support

January 20th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 40 secs

City or country, life isn’t easy.

There’s a fine line between life and death. Being our last day in Sydney, Ruth and I decided on catching the train to the airport. Read the rest of this entry »