This post originally appeared on this site. Flick through your newsfeed and you’ll find no shortage of articles and expert on advice on how to be more successful. How to position yourself to get the next rung up the ladder. How to build a better investment or property portfolio. How to find the partner, or purchase the home, of your dreams. How to get abs to die … [Read more...] about Success Through Service
In recent months I’ve spent time with several people going through a tough time and struggling to hold on to hope and stay optimistic. Depression is tapping at the door of a few. I know there have been times over the years I’ve felt that way myself. When my brother Peter was struggling with mental illness. Each step forward seemed to be followed by two steps back. As the years … [Read more...] about Hope is a risk that must be run
Who believes in New Year’s resolutions? Do they actually work? And how committed are we when pronouncements are made in haste that one night of the year? The overriding sense I get is that whatever initial commitment we make to our NY’s resolutions, we rarely follow through. Our focus tends to wane as the early months disappear behind us. One would have to ask… do we … [Read more...] about New Year’s resolutions… do we really need them?
Do you ever wake up in the morning and wonder how you are going to make it through the day? Do you ever feel so overwhelmed with sadness, depression, anxiety or loneliness that you sometimes ask, “What’s the use? Is this all there is to life?” Perhaps you even have thoughts of ending it all. I know I did. Seventeen years ago, that was my life, every day, and I was ready to … [Read more...] about You Are Not Alone
Whether feared or embraced, turning 50 is a milestone. You might be seizing the moment and revelling in the freedom of life as a quinquagenarian [kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n] (Yes there is a name for people aged between the ages of 50-59) Or you could be struggling to deal with the massive changes that are typical in the “third age” (as Deborah calls it). However … [Read more...] about What does being over 50 really mean?