The Truth Shall Set You Free

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“Your mother is evil,” he told her. She listened quietly, not arguing. For the first time in her life, she gave herself permission to agree with this. His words resonated with her and she sought to process them as she wrote in her journal the next morning. The words flowed – as she wrote of […]

The Secrets Of Happy Families

the secrets of happy families

Some families just throw of happy vibes don’t they? They always seem to be there for one another. Their relationships seem to be based on honesty and trust and they just enjoy each other’s company. Wouldn’t we all like to be part of such a family? What Are The Secrets Of Happy Families? Author Bruce […]

Patches For Beauty?

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Patches for beauty? What will they come up with next? I’m not sure whether you’ve seen the somewhat controversial viral video of the  Doves: Patches advertisement**.  Women were given a patch to wear that they are told by a Dove representative would enhance their beauty if they wore it. They were asked to come back and report […]

My Happiness Project – February 2014

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I had promised that I’d keep you posted on My Happiness Project. Perhaps you’ve noticed that I quietly updated My Happiness Project on the sidebar to February 2014. Let me report my progress or lack of it from January. Some of the main highlights were that I actually went for a walk more than half […]

Imagine It Is Heaven!

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When Darla Dollman wrote a short post as part of The Writers’ Post Blog Hop, she raised a great question: How do you show compassion? This made me recall one of Alan Cohen’s stories (yes, yes, I do love the man!)  in his book Deep Breath of Life. He talks about the time he was […]

The World Is Yours?

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Last week, we heard a woman screaming out a string of insults at the workers in the apartment opposite ours. As we listened closer, we realized it was a neighbour from upstairs, calling the workers ‘animals’ etc. Their crime? They were doing their work – breaking the plaster prior to painting. Her reason for being […]