Play Good for Business and Success

Play Good for Business and Success

Is the time we play as adults just for fun or waste of time? What happens if we did not get enough play when we were children, did it affect our development? These are the questions Stuart Brown and Christopher Vaughan explore in the book: “Play How it shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and […]

On the Lighter Side - Jokes

On the Lighter Side – Jokes

Here are some Jokes and funny things I got in my Emails Idiosyncrasies of English -A woman went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, “where’s the self- help section?” she said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. – What was the best thing before sliced bread? Subject: Tech update INSTALLING A […]

Empathy versus Sympathy

Empathy versus Sympathy

The video below demonstrates in a funny way Brené Brown‘s way of explaining the difference between empathy and sympathy. The definition of empathy is “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another” while the “feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else’s misfortune” is the one for sympathy.  Did you ever experience that […]

Therapeutic Benefits of Knitting

Therapeutic Benefits of Knitting

Knitting can help our Well Being A few month ago I stumbled upon a craft group in our local library. I was given some wool and knitting needles since I was keen to join in. One of the ladies in her seventies told me that she is a co-ordinator for Operation Cover Up(OCU) group in […]

Understanding ourselves through Hand Analysis

Understanding ourselves through Hand Analysis

Hand Analysis and Understanding Ourselves Understanding ourselves is probably one of the most important things we can do in our lives.  A while ago I stumbled on Hand Analysis through Leanne Chesser‘s blog. Reading her posts sparked my curiosity.  I like to express my sincere appreciation to Leanne for taking the time to prepare this very […]

Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions

Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions

Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions Becoming aware of our thoughts and beliefs can help us change them. On page 82 in the book ‘Super Brain’ by Dr. Deepak Chopra & Rudolph E. Tanzi self defeating beliefs are referred to as software programs, but “they are even more pernicious since they dig in deeper with […]

Amazing Performance showing us what is possible

Amazing Performance showing us what is possible

What else is possible? You can see the outstanding performance of Swan Lake by The Great Chinese State Circus. Not only would some of the things this amazing ballerina does be difficult on solid ground but she does them….. well, watch the video and find out. Image Credit: Pixabay Leave a Comment! Share this?

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

Jane McConigal had concussion which was not getting better and she started playing ‘Jane the concussion slayer’ which helped, which then led to creating Super Better (see video below). One of the aspects of the games that appealed to me was that it builds resilience in four areas: mental, emotional, physical and social. Jane says […]

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

How can we make each day a good day? There are lots of things which we can do for ourselves. One of the things would be spending time in nature. The TED Talk below has two views on this one by a young girl and another by an elderly man. It also has a lot […]

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

This post is about my appreciation for the developer of WordPress Matt Mullenweg. You can find out more about him on Matt Mullenweg on Wikipedia The reason Matt was brought to my attetion today was a link to Matt: Philosophical Conversation with Reid Hoffman in my WordPress dashbord. He also founded ‘Automattic’ which provides various […]

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas Do you think that coloring in is only for children? Think again! It can be very meditative and relaxing when we spend time to color in Mandalas. Doing this is just for our own benefit and the outcome doesn’t matter. Nobody has to see it. You don’t even have to […]

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Turning Affirmations into Empowering Questions A way to engage our own powerful internal search engine we can ask ourselves questions. The purpose of these questions is to focus on what we want and allow the answers and or evidence to present themselves. This may happen immediatly or it may take more time. Focusing on what […]