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 […]

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 […]

STORY CORNER: A LEAP OF FAITH (A POEM)

Story Corner: A Leap Of Faith (A Poem)

“Can you do this?” they ask me. But I am filled with doubt. One hundred reasons flood my brain Why I should sit this out.   I don’t think I am good enough And my confidence is lacking. I don’t think I’m fit for the task, Despite their support and backing.   For there are […]

STORY CORNER: THE NEW CHAPTER (A POEM)

Story Corner: The New Chapter (A Poem)

This chapter of my life is full. Full of regrets, discarded opportunities, Misery, anger and sorrow.   If only I had done this! If only I hadn’t done that! If only I was treated better! If only I was brave enough…   The tragic list goes on and on, Enough to give even the most […]

14 OF MY FAVOURITE QUOTES BY MARCUS AURELIUS

14 Of My Favourite Quotes by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who ruled from 160 – 180 AD. His inspiration was the Stoic philosopher Epictetus, who believed that philosophy should be implemented in everyday life.  Marcus Aurelius was known as the philosopher king, using his Stoic philosophy to act virtuously and to keep calm during times of war. The Emperor’s […]

DITCH PEOPLE WHO WASTE YOUR TIME!! (VIDEO)

Ditch people who waste your time!!

You know what they say…time is precious. So don’t let people waste it for you. Be willing to assert yourself and say ‘NO’! Increase your self-respect and make yourself your number one priority. As for serial timewasters… DUMP ‘EM, LOSE ‘EM, KICK ‘EM TO THE CURB. You are not a doormat and you don’t want […]

ABANDONED YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YET???

Abandoned your new year's resolution yet??

So it’s the 9th January 2017. Christmas and New Year’s has flown by in the blink of an eye. Which leads me to questions you probably have heard again and again during this time of year. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? If yes… Are you still persevering with it or have you admitted […]

HOW TO RAISE YOUR GAME

Raise your game!!

Ever been inspired by an event? Or a certain someone, perhaps? Something which makes you think to yourself: “I can do so much better than where I’m currently at”? It’s an epiphany moment. Maybe it concerns your occupation. Maybe it concerns your field of study. Maybe it concerns an area in which you are currently […]