Thanksgiving may primarily be an American holiday, but it’s one I genuinely believe we should all embrace. It’s not only a sentiment that holds true value for us a individuals and communities, but Science now shows just how much celebrating Thanksgiving and practising gratitude can truly ...

“Happiness arrives not in the absence of problems, but in the absence of rules about when you can feel it…” ~ (tut.com) [ Subscribe to ‘Wake Ups’ by email ]   ...

A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the ...

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIFE: Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three R’s: – Respect for self, – Respect for others, and – Responsibility for all your actions. Remember that not getting ...

We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough and we’ll be more content when they are. After that, we’re frustrated that we have teenagers to deal ...

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy…” ~ Norman Vincent Peale [ Subscribe to receive thought for the week by email ] Join us for 10 @ 10 ...

There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village. As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish. The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long ...

How happy are you with your career? It can often be hard for us to pin down what might be bothering us about our work. The Career Balance Wheel (left) is a very effective tool to help you assess how happy you are with the ...

“Work isn’t something to pass the time so you can pay the bills. It’s a gift and a spectacular way to access your brilliance and contribute…” ~ Nick Williams ...

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us…” ~ Helen Keller ...