Wishes, dreams and faraway things …

If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If you’re a pretender come sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come In! – Shel Silverstein Maybe you are one of those people who […]

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100 Wishes

We can change our lives.  We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins Yeah, I know, a dream list in disguise?  It may sound the same as a dream list, but this little technique is a really good way for you to begin the process of getting to the heart […]

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The first step towards change is awareness.  The second step is acceptance.  Nathaniel Branden Do you have an elephant in the room with you?  I once had a whole herd but have now managed to reduce the numbers somewhat, although there are a few stubborn buggers that pop up to trample me on occasion. If […]

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Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson I once squeezed into a pair of jeans whilst whining incessantly that they made my bum look big, and then got rather more than upset when my partner informed me that it wasn’t the jeans that were making my bum look big, […]

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The Right P.A.G.E.

I made a huge to do list for today. I just can’t figure out who’s going to do it. – Unknown I detest planners – my road to hell is littered with them.  Over the years I have bought expensive ones, printables and bullet journals – in fact, you name it – I’ve tried it.  […]

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Breaking the …

If we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions.  It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. – Anthony Robbins Nothing worth doing is every going to be quick or easy, but if we spend our lives going around […]

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Chasing those darned good IDEAS!

I opened two gifts this morning.  They were my eyes. – Zig Ziglar At one time I would not have recognised a good idea if it jumped up, took me gently by the hands and waltzed me round the room, whilst whispering into my ear ‘I’m a darned good idea …!’ Fortunately, that has changed, […]

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Preparing for that good IDEA

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman As children, my cousins and I used to chase rainbows on our bicycles.  We would peddle like fury to see who could get to the end first. Opinions varied as to what we might find – David and Barry […]

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Darned Apostrophe t’s Inferno!

Change ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’ and pretty soon you will say ‘I did’. – Unknown I should really be doing … – Can’t Be Bothered I should make some plans … – Can’t Be Bothered I should eat less … – Can’t Be Bothered I should drink less … – Can’t Be Bothered I […]

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Darned Cream Tea’s …

I can choose to let it define me, confine me, refine me, outshine me, or I can choose to move on and leave it behind me. – Unknown If you have read Darned Apostrophe’s t’s Inferno, then you will see that a positive, can do attitude is hugely important to progress of any kind, but […]

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Looking Back, Dreaming Forward

I dare to dream greatly; I dare to fail greatly. I dare to tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled dreams, for I may dream again. I dare not tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled life, for I may never live again. – Philippos Syrigos During my third year of junior school we were encouraged to […]

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Creativity is for Everyone

Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought. – Albert Einstein Way back when, I believed that creativity was the sole preserve of those who either wrote books, painted, squeezed out a tune or two or built things, which meant I avoided anything remotely connected to the ‘C’ […]

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