Tag Archive: Inspiration

Seize this Day

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  The opportunities you have are too beautiful and too valuable for you to let them pass you by. Stop making excuses and start making progress.  What you imagine, you can begin. What you… Continue reading

Parable of the blessing or the curse

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There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster ~ Richard Bach I am sure many of you will have heard the parable of the old… Continue reading

We are all heroes

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I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles ~ Christopher Reeve Although he never planned it that way, Christopher Reeve became a… Continue reading

To risk is to be free

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RISK To laugh, is to risk appearing the fool. To weep, is to risk appearing sentimental. To give without regard for reward, is to risk misunderstanding. To reach out to others, is to… Continue reading

Lessons from the movies

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Today’s post is inspired by my friend Luann’s latest blog post, where she draws analogies between the lessons she has learned on her own cancer journey and the lessons inherent in the classic Wizard of… Continue reading

Washing up meditation

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Anything you do with awareness is meditation. Just quietly concentrating on your own breathing is meditation. Chores are a great way of practising. Enjoy the feeling of the warm water on your hands.… Continue reading

Lessons from Riverdance

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Terry Hershey recounts this tale which really struck a cord with me after my musings on keeping that holiday feeling alive. On NPR’s This American Life , Ira Glass interviewed a young woman,… Continue reading

Time to be

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I am trying to practise being in the now. It’s not always easy; which is why I need to remind myself over and over to stop and be fully alive to the present… Continue reading

The power to heal

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to… Continue reading

Creating a daily healing ritual

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I came across this tip for restoring balance in your day and thought it was such a beautifully simple ritual, worth sharing with everyone. Even taking just five or ten minutes to do… Continue reading