Grow your Mind

Friends are like food

October 12, 2009

Developing friendships is difficult sometimes and often we can do too much, or too little. It’s a balancing act and is similar to choosing food…

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‘Father Forgets’

October 7, 2009

I started re-reading today, probably one of the biggest books of the 20th century, namely , by Dale Carnegie. It’s a great book, there’s little disputing that, and I’m going to share just one aspect from the first principle which is, incidently: Don’t criticize, condemn, or complain I could go into that principle further, but you’re […]

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The relationship game between men and women, Part 2

October 2, 2009
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In my previous post, Part 1, I outlined the content of a seminar I attended a week ago that I found quite informative and served up lots of food for thought. I’ve had a chance to think much of it over, and while it has opened my mind to some things, I do have some […]

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The relationship game between men and women, Part 1

September 22, 2009
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Are you in a relationship?  Is it wrecking your head? I recently attended a seminar in Koh Samui, Thailand, about relationships and how to “find” that wonderful partner and get the best out of our current relationships. It was a little different, discussing male and female “energies”, light and dark characteristics and how they can […]

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5 ways to make your day a happier place to be

July 17, 2009

It’s difficult to be happy all of the time, but there are some things we can do to help ourselves find our happy place and stay there.

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When is ‘less’ really ‘more’?

July 10, 2009

You’ve heard this before, “less is more” and sometimes we mumble to ourselves that “Yup, it sure is” and almost immediately we’ve moved on because in reality, we don’t actually think about what this represents.  I mean seriously, how can less be more?  Then there’s “too much of a good thing“.  Sure, why don’t I […]

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What is micro-credit and how it works

June 25, 2009

What are micro-credit and micro-loans? What is the Grameen bank? Should the availability of loans be a basic human right as with food, water and shelter?

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Your Home

June 23, 2009

If you are remotely socially conscious you need to watch this film.  It’s 90 minutes long and worth every second of your time.  Please watch the video on the link below and send it on.  It will take you on a journey from the beginning to where we are at now and what’s in store […]

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The ‘need’ for friendship

June 15, 2009

While at university a decade ago I met some really fantastic people, some of which I’m still in regular contact with today, most of which however I’m not. It was at this time I had a friendship that was both wonderful and tragic all at once, that taught me things about myself and about friendships […]

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Infatuation: Flights of fancy

June 8, 2009

This is a bit of a random post, somewhat outside of the normal theme of my writings of late.  They’re usually a bit more structured and based on sky high principles of living a better life, but today, I feel like writing about a topic we all have to deal with:  infatuation

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