Motivation

Motivation

Gratitude is a Gift

Firstly, let me get this off my chest. Thank you, thank you, and finally thank you! Thank you to everyone who made the 2010 world cup a success for South Africa. Thank you to the guys who collected our recycling this morning, and thank you to all the people who write to me and say “thank you.”
Motivation

Are You Competing….or Excelling?!

I was once told by a wise man that there is a very big difference between competing and excelling. And more so, competing is not something we should be too focused on. He explained that being competitive could actually be destroying our ability to become creative and innovative, which are the essentials for greatness in our modern world.
Motivation

Happiness Should Not be Hard Work

happy There is so much being written about happiness and life transformation that I hardly think it's my place to add new opinions to the debate. But what I do notice is how much people work at trying to be happy.
Motivation

The Measure of Real Success

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I love reading material on authentic happiness, and Robert Holden's book on Success Intelligence is certainly packed with good wholesome happiness material. On his blog he writes about how he was coaching a group of executives recently in Italy, when he poses the question, "What is success?" 

Motivation

Even Dramas Need Intervals!

dramaq I'm not sure about all of you, but I do know that when I start experiencing my life as a twisted drama full of all the normal thrills, spills, evils and tragedies, I start wishing for an interval so that I can catch a breath or at least fill up on my snacks!
Motivation

The Lazy Weekend Has Benefits

beachwalk Now, I know that you all have either wished for, or experienced a lazy weekend that comes without expectation or demand. No chores! No rushing around getting to somewhere you'd rather not be. Just a good old "do what I want to do, when I want to" kind of days. Call it lazy if you choose, but I call it recharging the battery.
Motivation

The 4 Agreements Revisited

agree It's been a while since I even thought of the Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. But today, as I was browsing my local bookstore, I happened to catch a glimpse of this remarkable book.
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Running for your life!

semenja Now I know it may be a little controversial and extreme, but if you've ever watched Caster Semenya, the world 800m women's champion, run a race, you would no doubt be thinking, man she looks......er, well, like a man! I don't mean to be harsh, but can you really blame the international atheletics federation for calling her gender into question?
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