The Desiderata

Last week I posted a single line from the Desiderata on Instagram, a prose poem written by Max Hermann in 1927. It is a magnificent piece of writing, a simple and thoughtful take on how to live a life of contentment, happiness and fulfilment. The post prompted several conversations about what sort of person Max…

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Empathy

I love books and am always on the lookout for a new one. This last couple of weeks, I have been reading a book called Empathy by Roman Krznaric, an English philosopher. It was recommended to me by a guy called Ben who I met on a tour in Langkawi last year. Ben and his…

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The Gift of Receiving

I am blessed to have some wildly generous people in my world and I consider myself a very generous spirit too.  I have always believed that sharing is caring and I have often evaluated people by whether they are predominantly givers or predominantly takers. I do believe it speaks of a person’s character. Through my…

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Ducks in a Row

  Do you ever have those days where you wander around with a thousand things to do but don’t really seem to achieve much at all? This morning, I was doing that.  My ducks were not in a row, in fact I couldn’t even find my ducks and because of that I struggled to take…

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