STORY CORNER: TRAVELLER (A POEM)

Story Corner: Traveller (A Poem)

I love to travel, I really like to be In faraway lands, Where I can see   Different cultures and Different faces with Different outlooks In different places.   I don’t feel trapped, Or stressed, or old, But young and vibrant, Jubilant and bold.   It makes me confident, It makes me grow, My interpersonal […]

THE POWER OF THE IMAGINATION: 15 QUOTES

The Power Of The Imagination: 15 Quotes

The imagination is a very creative and powerful gift. It can transport you to new worlds and lands without having to physically travel anywhere. It can also help you to think outside of the box, and even become a visionary. With such power, you can turn the dream you have created for yourself into a […]

DRIVING TESTS AND SETBACKS

Driving Tests And Setbacks

“Today is the day!” I wished to myself. “I’m going to smash this test and pass with flying colours!”     I didn’t. In fact, it was the complete opposite. In spectacular style. “I am sorry to inform you that you have failed…” I felt completely dejected. Tears pricked my eyes yet stubbornly refused to […]

CONFIDENCE GROWS WITH SELF-WORTH

Confidence Grows With Self-Worth

Confidence is amazing to have, though not necessarily the easiest of things to come by. Some very lucky people have tons of the stuff – for them it seems at easy as breathing. Some are born with this great superpower, whilst others have to work at it. And I mean really work at it. I […]

WISE WORDS BY OPRAH WINFREY

Wise Words By Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is a celebrated talk show host, actress, author and philanthropist. She explores issues such as spirituality and personal development, among others. Oprah is one of the wealthiest self-made women and the world’s first black female billionaire. Here are thirteen of her most profound quotes: “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” “Understand that the right […]

STORY CORNER: HUNCHBACK (A POEM)

Story Corner - Hunchback

Eyes lowered, back hunched, Looking at the ground, Spying every crack and pebble Trying to make no sound.   Imperfections scream loud Heightening my fear, In bustling crowded places, I really couldn’t bear.   Thinking poorly of myself, Too low to even fall. Deserving no attention I was irrelevant, trivial, small.   That was many […]

DON’T JUST SETTLE

UNFULFILLING RELATIONSHIPS CAN MAKE YOU DEPRESSED

Don't Just Settle

My twenties was a dire decade in terms of relationships (not that you could really call them that). Gosh, my head must really have been in a bad place to attract such pathetic idiots! I would attract this type of vile man like a beacon. Although I did have quite low self-esteem and a poor […]

SOCRATES: 10 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT QUOTES

Socrates: 10 Personal Development Quotes

Socrates was a great Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western Philosophy. He was born in Athens around 470 BC. According to his students Xenephon and Plato who wrote about him, he had great integrity and insight. His teachings are still taught today.  Here are 10 quotes by him: “The only true wisdom […]

DON’T LEAVE YOURSELF BEHIND

Don't leave yourself behind!

Help others. It’s always good to help others. But definitely don’t leave yourself behind. Ever. You should be bringing your own dreams to life, not just merely helping other people to create theirs. Make yourself a priority as much as possible. It’s not selfish – it’s an absolute necessity. Your own progression takes motivation, dedication, […]

STORY CORNER: A NEW SHORE (A POEM)

Story Corner: A New Shore (A Poem)

I step over warm golden sand, And gingerly dip in my toe Into the turquoise water. It’s numbingly cold, But in it I resolve to go.   Its temperature feels like icicles, Their daggers stop my heart. But from this familiar comforting shore, I must surely, for my own sake, depart.   For I have […]