No More Complaints

What if we woke up tomorrow with only what we were grateful for today? What would we have left?  Put it into perspective. It’s so easy to get worked up about little things. If you want to find a reason to get annoyed, you will. If you want to find a reason to complain...

Words are Powerful

Words have the potential to heal or hurt. Can you remember a time that someone said something to you and it stuck? It may have been a compliment or a criticism, but either way it stuck. Our words can be bullets or seeds, shooting people down or helping them to grow....

Be Aware of What You Expose Yourself to

The news on television, radio, all media, tends to focus on catastrophes and negative events. Good news stories are few and far between. This has people believing that the world is full of violence, terrorism and natural disasters. It makes us fearful and wary of each...

You Are Your Thoughts

Memories are imprints on your brain, they are neurological pathways. We all have good and bad memories. Rather than focus on memories that hurt or anger you, traumatic memories, choose to focus on good, happy ones that create good feelings. All memories are a record...

Your Thoughts Determine Your Reality – part 2

It’s the emotion that follows the thought, when you have a fearful thought, you’re anxious and tense, then your brain checks in with your body.  When it comes time to change and you attempt to make a different choice, and you start to feel different, your subconscious...

Your Thoughts Determine Your Reality – part 1

  Even your physical ailments are a product of your perception. When you focus continually on past memories that have upset you, this causes stress and tension in your body. Eventually the stress, tension and anxiety turns into pain, which progresses into disease and...

It’s Never too Late to Learn

Born in the UK in 1947, I migrated with my parents and two older brothers to Adelaide, Australia in 1948. I’m an Aussie through and through, although I’ve been back to the UK many times and when I visited Rochdale, Lancashire, my birth place I felt a...

When Things Don’t go as Expected…

How often does it happen to you? You’ve made arrangements, made a decision to do something, or to go somewhere at a certain time. Then your plans are thrown into disarray, something else comes up that causes you to delay, change or even cancel your well thought...