For as long as I can remember I have been talking! A lifelong friend of mine used to call me motor mouth when I was in my teens! Little did he know it was prophetic! LOL I studied physiotherapy and psychology after school and practiced for a few years, then taught at University before... Read more
"There is no such thing as a sudden heart attack. It takes years of preparation!" I read this in one of the journals to which I subscribe and thought WOW! How appropriate for how most of us live our lives! Read more
I first heard this saying years ago and as I was walking through the park one morning, preparing for this article, it popped into my mind! And of course it is the essence of what I think about spirituality!
Picture this scenario: you are at work, having a pig of a day. Everything seems difficult, nothing is going smoothly, and you can't seem to get ahead or make any impact on your in tray. Suddenly, you notice it's 6.30pm. Damn! You promised to be home early tonight. You fly to the car, drive like a maniac to get home as soon as possible and walk in the door. Only to be greeted by lots of noisy people wanting your attention! Read more
Once upon a time, I was speaking at a conference in my favourite wellness resort (The Hyatt at Coolum) and to my delight one of the other speakers was Billy Graham. No - not the long dead evangelist! But close! This Billy is from New Zealand, an ex-boxing New Zealand and Australasian title holder and one of the most fascinating people - and dynamic speakers - I have met. Read more
Have you ever wondered if your partner is having an affair? Long hours; home late from work; fewer phone calls; less conversation. Signs that make you think something is wrong.
Well, they may not be having an affair with another person but they may be having an affair with their work! This idea emerged during a discussion with a female friend of mine some time ago. We were talking about the dynamics of her relationship with her husband. Both had been working full time until they decided the relationship needed someone to pay attention to it; so she sold her business, and he was going to be home earlier and travel overseas less. Read more