There are experts and then there are the rest of us. Us who don’t believe we are good enough or know enough to share or teach what we think we know.
We have all been there, haven’t we? That seemingly prolonged phase in life where we suddenly feel as if we’ve been cast adrift, as if stranded on a small raft in the middle of the vast ocean of uncertainty.
Affirmations or personal positive sayings repeated daily have been often used, by the New Age-Positive Thinking community as the prescription to a significant number of issues, ranging from low self esteem, to feelings of lack, to building better relationships and living a more abundant life. More
As we usher in the New Year, new goals, new resolutions, new beginnings… all the order of the day, at the start of a brand new year. In recent times though, there have been rumblings against the purpose of having goals. A couple of months ago Dilbert’s Scott Adams’ wrote in the Wall Street Journal – about the pointlessness of goals and how a ‘process’ is more helpful than a goal. (Hard to believe, but in the same article he also mentions how being passionate is over-rated). More
Confidence (or the belief in one’s own abilities, self-belief) is often the only limiting factor between starting out on a brand new, exciting path or staying stuck in what’s painful yet familiar. It is that fine line that separates the can-dos from the wannabes and often the only major limiting factor on the road to success. More
Listen to the mustn’ts, child.
Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…
Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
~ Shel Silverstein