The Charles Shulz Philosophy

”Be Yourself.¬† Everyone Else Is Taken!” Hat tip to my wife for this one- finding inspiration is always enjoyable when it’s forwarded in an email ūüôā This philosophy, ¬†incorrectly¬†credited to Charles Shulz (not that it matters who said it) reminds us all it’s the little things and those closest to us in life who matter … Read more

Suspended Coffee

It’s about more than coffee The idea of Suspended Coffee or Caffee Sospeso is thought to have originated in Italy but is being adopted across the world. A small act of kindness and a simple idea, yet one which offers hope and encourages kindness to strangers – suspended coffees are a great way to “pay … Read more

More or less

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away New year is a great time to take stock and to think about goal setting for the coming 12 months. What could you achieve? What did you achieve? What are your hopes and dreams? For … Read more

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