Monthly Archives: June 2011

  • Are You Following the Crowd?

    “If all your friends were jumping off a bridge, would you?” ~Mom Mom wanted to protect us from peer pressure; to teach us to think for ourselves. Thinking for yourself depends upon a pretty solid sense of..

  • Despair: How to Carry On

    “I get knocked down but I get up again you’re never gonna keep me down” ~ Chumbawamba We can’t pretend it’s always easy. Life has ups and downs and sometimes many challenges seem to come at once…

  • Are you Shy?

    “Scientists have found the gene for shyness. They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding behind a couple of other genes.” – Jonathan Katz Growing up I heard so many times that I was..

  • Are You Settling for Mediocrity?

    Please help me welcome Ingrid Abboud, better known as Griddy. I’m so happy she agreed to be our Guest Author today. You’ve seen her around Life,for instance. Griddy blogs regularly at; a cool place to visit! “When I..

  • The Guru in the Bathroom

    “When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” ~Sydney J. Harris~ We haven’t come as far as we have in life without overcoming a number of obstacles. We..

  • Honesty: Still the Best Policy?

    “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” ~Mark Twain I love forthright and honest people who tell it like it is. I don’t want to have to wonder tomorrow if you meant what..

  • Are You Asking the Right Questions?

    One of my favourite books is Evolve Your Brain by Joe Dispenza. In five hundred pages he explains how the brain works. I find this stuff fascinating! An interesting thing about the brain is the way it..