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The Problem with Perfection and What We Can Do About It

The Problem with Perfection and What We Can Do About It

When you say the word perfection to people it conjures up different things. For some the connotations are positive – it can mean attention to detail, getting things right, exemplary customer service and luxury products. For others however, it casts a darker shadow....

Are You a Positive Role Model For the Future?

Are You a Positive Role Model For the Future?

Whitney Houston sang “I believe the children are our are future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride..” You might think the song is a bit cheesy or that Whitney Houston wasn’t the best...

We Are All More Than a Label

We Are All More Than a Label

Where do you stand on labels? No not the kind you find on packaging in shops! I’m talking about the labels we attach to others and ourselves. We use them to describe everything from our eating habits to health conditions, from other people’s personalities to their...

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Do you remember Louise Redknapp, a former singer with Eternal, appearing on Strictly Come Dancing back in 2016? Even if you don’t watch the show, you may know it became the catalyst for big changes in her life. Of course, no one ever really knows the story of someone...

Living in Technicolour

Living in Technicolour

Why is it we remember some things better than others? I’m not talking about remembering to put the bins out or that you’ve got an appointment at 3pm, important though those things may be to you. I’m not talking about remembering how to do things or where we need to be...

Laying Firm Foundations in Life

Laying Firm Foundations in Life

Some of you may already know the parable of the two housebuilders. The wise builder built his house on rock while the foolish one built his on sand. All seemed fine a for a while and both houses stood tall and strong. Then bad weather came in the form of wild winds...

A Dance Made In Heaven

A Dance Made In Heaven

Value. What does that word mean to you? It’s a word that’s bandied around a great deal. We talk about good value, best value, value for money, face value, family values, personal values, core values, and so the list goes on. There’s a saying about knowing the cost of...

What’s Wrong With Contentment?

What’s Wrong With Contentment?

Many people sing about happiness: R.E.M. sang about Shiny Happy People. Bobby McFerrin told us Don’t Worry Be Happy. Mary J Blige advised us to Be Happy and Pharrell Williams covered it all in one simple word: Happy. But no one ever sings about contentment do they?...

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