Live, and let die…

Sometimes, our setbacks in life can feel as if our world is coming to an end.In many ways, it does spell the end of a lifetime for us because we reach points where everything that we know to be true comes under question.Major life events like health issues that compromise our quality of life, divorce, [...]

Take stock, and reconnect

Stepping back and taking stock requires more than just an arrest of the ego.It requires a desire to return to a point of sincerity and authenticity in our lives when we were filled with hope about the future, after finding ourselves filled with a longing for the past instead.Arresting the ego becomes easier if we [...]

Failure is not a group sport

When you find reason to sit back and lick the wounds of your ego, remember this.No one will ever be as invested in your success as you are.The sooner you own your life, the sooner you'll be able to enrich the lives of those around you.It's easier to fail collectively, than to fail alone.Setting out [...]

A healthy self esteem is the greatest gift

I believe that the greatest gift we can give our children is a healthy self-esteem.Without it, they’ll seek affirmation from the worst sources in their quest to feel appreciated.The greatest skill they can acquire is that of observation, which in turn, develops their critical thinking skills. Without it, they’ll struggle to tell truth from falsehood, [...]

Be gentle

Chances are very good that your harshness or cruelty is directed at the wrong person.Unfortunately, you'll only realise this after the damage is done. Cruelty, like anger, is most often expressed to those weaker than us, even though we experience it at the hands of those stronger than us.Sadly, it is paid forward more often [...]

Be more than your past

Like they say, every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.Your past will only ever define your future if you allow it.They also say that the past may be blemished, but the future is still perfect.There is a reality between all this idealism that we can't escape, and that is the impact [...]