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Showing posts from November, 2010

Experience suggest that while you cannot do everything, we can always do something

It seems that wherever you are, there is always someone or people out there who are seeking or in need of someone to help to them. And while it is easy to say yes at times, one has to wary of how muc…

Beyond doing something for the sake of doing something...

We often live very fast paced and busy lifestyles, always going to work/ school, catching up with friends, running that odd errand here and there. Sometimes doing things back-to-back and neglecting s…

Calendar of cultural and religious dates

Ever had a friend or colleague that suddenly has to take a day off work, can't do this or that or needs to take care of something after work/school? Only to find out later that it's as they a…

Teens left behind by economic recovery...

How Young People are Faring  (HYPAF) is the pre-eminent  national  report on the  learning and work situation  of young Australians. It's been written by t he Foundation for Young Australians (FY…

Overcoming life's challenges

Life brings challenges and obstacles onto each of us that can seem quite overwhelming at times. Through the process of reflection and self-assessment, I believe each of us has the potential to grow …

Credit cards can be your friend if used wisely...

Have you noticed the banks pushing out their debit card products more and more of late?  Well they say "cashflow is king" and with the credit becoming increasingly difficult and more expens…

A journey of a thousand miles starts with just one step

Too often we want to have all the right information, the right things around and available to us to use here and there. But at times that may not be possible, or if it is, by the time you have it, i…

Still 'all in the mind' a year on...

A year later, and it seems that it still is ' all in the mind '. As the desire and the will to complete a potentially heartbreaking 50km was embarked by over 500 runners and walkers only a co…

Some swimming tips

Just been going through some core swimming principles and that I think you may find handy.  'Hand out of a pocket' concept - When swimming freestyle (frontal crawl), it can be useful to thi…

Doing more to be free

I just watched a TedXChCh speech from an old friend, Linh Do, who seems to be "everywhere" I go! Her speech is ever so inspiring and something I'd like to share with you. I hope you enj…

Some interesting questions...

Here's some interesting questions that should get a few giggles from you as well as thinking about some of the things and ways we live our lives. So see if you can you answer the following quest…

Oriah Mountain Dreaming

This is quite an interesting poem to read, I first read it at RYLA late last year. The main message is whether you are truly comfortable with yourself, listening to your own thoughts when you attempt…
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