Wear sunscreen

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. I remember this song from my childhood- a spoken word piece encapsulating worldly wisdom- a song like no other I have heard before or since. The words originally came from a 1997 Chicago Tribune article as an imaginary speech to give at … Read more

How successful people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Remaining calm, focussed, present and in control is one of the keys not only to success in life, but more importantly to peace and happiness. This article, hat tip to my brother for the link, looks into … Read more

Then don’t worry

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. This simple diagram explains how to handle any problem in your life – don’t worry about it. My wife sent this to me- source unknown, if you know where this comes from let me know. Enjoy.

19 Second relaxation technique

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. I was sent this, so apologies I am unable to credit its source, but this simple idea could be just what you need when you are feeling stressed, anxious or just worn out. Exhale. Inhale for 4 seconds. Hold your breathe for 7 seconds. Exhale for 8 … Read more

We’ll see

You’ve got to stay level–headed and let everything develop Sometimes the things that happen to us can be disguised- good things turn out to be bad, bad things turn out to be good. Remaining calm and level headed no matter how devastating or how exciting the circumstances is one of the keys to long term happiness in … Read more