How acting taught me to accept myself

How Acting Taught Me to Accept Myself

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“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain  I was not a confident child. Initially my parents sent me off to our local drama class to try and help me along with my confidence issues…

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Tips for Day to Day Worries

Mindfulness and Meditation Tips to Defuse Day to Day Worries

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“When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” – Winston Churchill…

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Climate Change: 2019's Planetary Wins

Climate Change: 2019’s Planetary Wins

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“We are the first generation to feel the sting of climate change, and we are the last generation that can do something about it.” – Jay Inslee Yes indeed, Climate Change is a big talking point these days. The effects…

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Things to Appreciate During Your Commute

Things to Appreciate During Your Commute

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“After leaving Egypt, Moses and his people endured a forty-year commute, starting with a truly epic crossing of the Red Sea (which made getting through the Lincoln Tunnel at rush hour seem like traipsing across a country bridge in a…

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Bringing the 'Holiday You' Back to Work

Bringing the ‘Holiday You’ Back to Work

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“I do love the beginning of the summer hols,’ said Julian. They always seem to stretch out ahead for ages and ages.’ ‘They go so nice and slowly at first,’ said Anne, his little sister. ‘Then they start to gallop.” –…

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Lessons on Kindness from Children

Lessons on Kindness from Children

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“A child can teach an adult three things… To be happy for no reason. To always be busy with something. And to know how to demand with all his might that which they desire.” – Paulo Coelho One would think…

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Looking After Planet Earth: Little Kindnesses to Adopt in Your Lifestyle

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“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh Planet Earth is unwell. The last few years have thrown up a lot of facts about global warming and worldwide pollution that cannot…

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The British Summertime: Things to Be Grateful For

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“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” – John Lubbock I think…

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The Quest for Happiness: 5 Habits to Avoid

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“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama XIV I think it is fair to say that, ultimately, all any of use really want from our lives is one basic thing; to be happy. It is…

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How to Define Success

Mindful Living: How to Define Success

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“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by…

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