The Fool

The Fool in tarot generally is considered a New beginning something which requires a leap of faith and childlike optimism . How many times perhaps have you failed to take the opportunities that came up because you were too scared to take the chance or because you lacked the self confidence to try. After theContinue reading “The Fool”

Taking control of Fate.

“I have noticed that even people, who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” Steven Hawking Isn’t it funny how we can all too often decide to abdicate our own responsibility, our own power to change things and hand it over to Fate?Continue reading “Taking control of Fate.”

Listen and Learn.

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I am going to learn, I must do it by listening. Larry King. We all like to be heard. What we think and feel we want to be able to express to others and when we can do itContinue reading “Listen and Learn.”

What can I do ?

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. Wade Boggs. I often tell people it is not what happens to you but how you handle what happens to you that determine how happy you are in life. Quite often I amContinue reading “What can I do ?”

Always have a purpose.

  Recently I have been very surprised to find the amount of energy you can suddenly find once you have found a purpose to do something. Having a purpose seems to provide us all with real motivation, drive and determination to tackle anything big or small. In our case despite being aware of this we had simply forgotten its phenomenalContinue reading “Always have a purpose.”

Learning how to react positively to stress.

  In life our reactions to everything can be improved upon the more we learn about ourselves and our ability to handle situations. Nothing is worth making yourself ill over and without putting in to place some sort of structure and strategy to deal with stressful situations people can and do get ill by allowingContinue reading “Learning how to react positively to stress.”

Feeling sorry for myself ?

Self-Pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. Helen Keller Helen Keller became blind and deaf at the age of two and yet she still was able to go on to become an author, political activist, lecturer and was the first blind personContinue reading “Feeling sorry for myself ?”

Opening Doors

  I have three daughters who have all chosen to go to University to further their education before starting their careers. The youngest is just in her first year at university and loves her course. She has no idea yet where it will lead her and has no set career in mind at the momentContinue reading “Opening Doors”

To friends New and Old

It is not too late to develop new friendships or reconnect with people. Morrie Schwartz. As we go through life we attach and sometimes detach from people who were once important to us. This can happen for a variety of reasons, some because of differences perceived or real and sometimes it is that we simplyContinue reading “To friends New and Old”

Seeing both sides now.

My Grandmother had a saying “It doesn’t matter how thinly you slice the bread, there are always two sides”. When I was younger it used to drive me mad as usually she would say it to me when I was repeating some bit of gossip or information I had heard at school or at theContinue reading “Seeing both sides now.”