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 […]

CEASE COMPLAINING…TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!!

Cease complaining...take charge of your life!!

Complaining is easy. Far too easy. It’s so simple to blame the world and his wife for your circumstances in life. You’ve put on too much weight. You’re stuck in an unfulfilling job. Your career has no prospects. You don’t have the necessary experience or qualifications to apply for your dream job. You haven’t been […]

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 […]

16 QUOTES ON COURAGE

16 Quotes On Courage

Courage. The ability to stare fear, intimidation and danger etc. in the face and to boldly stride into uncertainty. It is this attribute that helps you to move forwards, to progress and succeed. Fear can keep you stagnant and stop you from realising your potential. You can waste months, years or even decades in this […]

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 […]

10 INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES BY LEONARDO DA VINCI (VIDEO)

10 Inspirational Quotes By Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was an amazing man who accomplished such great and varied things! Here are 10 of my favourite inspirational quotes by him. Do you have any favourite inspirational quotes by Leonardo da Vinci? If so, please add them in the comments section below. Pictures by GraphicStock Music: ‘Midnight City Music’ by Mikael Manvelyan […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 2)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

Arm yourself with the following defence strategies: 1. Keep calm Think calming, peaceful thoughts while you are under assault. A gentle flowing stream? A warm and sunny summer’s day etc.? You get my drift.  You can even attempt taking subtle deep breaths and concentrate on that. Try not to get angry (I know that’s easier […]