December 14, 2017

Brett Merrell is a well-respected fire fighter from Los Angeles, after 9/11 he dearly wanted to pay tribute to those comrades who had died by placing a flag at the summit of Mount Everest.  What Brett did not know is just how events on the mountain would spiral out of...

December 10, 2017

'Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.'

Margaret Lee Runbeck, Author, 1905-1956

Have you noticed how words and phrases creep into our everyday language?  New words and phrases always reflect the latest ways of doing things. They can even ma...

December 7, 2017

There’s no place like home.  The moment you turn the key in your own front door and hide yourself away from the outside world, it’s all about you. Or it should be. Your private space, ease and familiarity, the people and things you love.

Simon Moore, environmental psych...

November 28, 2017

The simple life. Less stuff means less hassle – less to clean, less to worry about, organize or fall over. But there’s wanting to declutter and actually doing it, we often stumble at the big question, where on earth to begin?

Here are five of the best tips and tricks fr...

November 28, 2017

Feeling like your life is on hold?  Maybe it’s time to plan a career break. If the thought of leaving your desk fills you with a mix of happiness and dread, you are not alone. We like normal. But far from stalling your career, a career break can take your working life...

November 28, 2017

How many times have you moved house?  How often has your life been packed into cardboard boxes and suitcases or jammed into the back of a van that barely closes?

You clear up, clear out and in doing so you wipe away all the traces of the life you once lived.  The pencil...

November 28, 2017

“Not all those who wander are lost,” said J.R.R Tolkien, author of the epic Lord of the Rings series. This man who clearly knew about the joy of other places.

It seems Singaporeans agree; we are travelling abroad in ever increasing numbers. In 2012 we made over million...

November 28, 2017

"God loves each of us as if there were only one of us."  St. Augustine

Somebody forgot her.  Before that they had named her Nava - which means Beautiful - but they forgot her anyway.  In the early days she was a tumble of wildflower hair, street smart and bright as...

June 5, 2016

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realised it sooner.” Colette - a controversial French writer who assisted her Jewish friends, including her husband, during the German occupation of France in World War II. 

It is 7:51 am on January 12th, your mornin...

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