The Successful Optimist

If I showed you a glass with water up to the half-way mark, would you say it was half full, half empty, or just a glass with some water in it? Maybe your answer would vary, depending on how your day was going. Most of us are, realistically, more fluctuating optimists leaning towards being successful Continue reading »

Thrive in Uncertainty: 3 Anchors

Today we find ourselves in a time of great uncertainty and instability. It seems that anything can happen at any time, be it economic, environmental, health-related or people-related. Where do we anchor ourselves in such times? When our previous anchors come loose, what can we do? What is certain and unchanging? There are three inner Continue reading »

Develop Your Intuition

Does intuition exist? What is it? How can we strengthen it? There is the physical world we perceive through our five senses and then there is our inner world of thoughts, feelings and hopes. We don’t ‘see’ these, yet, would you agree, they definitely exist? What about the conscience? Is its’ bite not real? It Continue reading »

Empower Yourself

What is self empowerment? Here, we are considering it in terms of power over the self. In other words, over how we act, feel, speak and think. It’s about choice and having the inner power to follow one’s dreams. Recall a time you felt empowered. What were you doing? We feel empowered when we believe Continue reading »

Creativity and Living on Purpose

We are able to use our creativity for that purpose and we feel fulfilled and also benefit those around us. Discover your Purpose A clue: in nature the sun shines and gives light and heat; a tree grows and gives fruit and keeps soil together. In nature we see the law of giving at work. Continue reading »

Being Truthful

Part of the challenge in being honest is to understand who the “I” that is talking right now is. Shall I tell the truth and be truthful? First ask yourself: What my purpose in doing so? What am I trying to achieve? What are my true motives? What is the truth? Should I be truthful? Continue reading »

Scoring Own Goals

Scoring own goals: – destroy us or stop us from attaining something we want to attain. – are sometimes accidental and sometimes happen because we are trying too hard. – the professional fowl! If I can’t win then you won’t either! It can be something as easy as pouting, sulking or making people feel sorry Continue reading »

Choices, Decisions

Choices. Choices. Choices… How do I decide? Choices There are choices about what to do and then also about the way we go about doing something. Choices about my future and about how I feel about others and life itself. There are so many choices. Have you checked of late though who it is that Continue reading »

Self-Transformation: Dance Your Own Dance

Spiritual self-transformation is about improving my way of being and doing. To spiritually transform myself is to invest in my future. ***It is important to understand that I can only transform myself, not others. I am the centre of ‘my’ world and others of theirs. I can not control anything outside of myself, only my Continue reading »