Just do it!

Dust off your old camera. Sharpen your crayons. Take out your trumpet. Borrow a book. It’s time to dig out a creative idea that you’ve been intending to focus on for ages. At last, it’s time to indulge yourself with some fun. You’re not averse to taking risks so the chance to push the boat […]

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Your best friend

Due to all sorts of different emotions, from fear and stress to ignorance and selfishness, we all sometimes act harshly and unlovingly towards other people. The problem is that these attitudes are contagious and easily spread. Sometimes, our bad deeds even come back to find us, which can make us feel even crosser! No matter […]

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A fantastic combination

Despite our occasional wish for superpowers, we’re not comic-book characters, constructed around basic qualities: good or bad, kind or sadistic. We’re a fantastic combination of emotions and beliefs. And, although it might not always seem it, our complexity is a beautiful facet of our humanity.

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What about understanding?

When we’re strongly opposed to someone’s point of view, our position is clear and easy to explain. Challenging communication problems occur when people who agree most of the time come to blows over a particular point. If you concentrate on understanding, and reaching for peace, you’ll find ways to navigate around discord.

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Is it too late to begin?

If you harbour a secret desire to be a trapeze artist, a channel swimmer, an archaeologist or a classical composer, is it too late to begin? Of course there are some careers that take years of study. Yet, there are many inspirational stories of people who take on new and fascinating studies and pastimes later […]

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What about deadlines?

Deadlines serve a more subtle purpose than just having to get things done. They make us feel as if our lives are purposeful. We create lists of things to do knowing that we can edit the order of importance according to how we feel. Even things that seem imperative can sometimes disappear off the list. […]

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Sluta vara tyst!

Sluta vara tyst. Säg ifrån när du tycker att du blir illa behandlad. Säg ifrån när du ser andra bli illa behandlade. Ta ingen skit och nöj dig aldrig med att vara ett andrahandsval. Du är värdefull! Du behöver inte acceptera lama ursäkter eller andras blockeringar. Om du inte är god nog för dem är […]

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What happens when we believe?

They say if we believe in something, there’s a chance it will come true. So, if you believe in the potential of a miracle there’s a chance that one will happen. And if you believe that nothing is ever going to work out, well… it’s not a happy attitude for a successful balanced life. Our […]

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No one is infallible

No one is infallible. We all make many mistakes over the course of our lives. It’s part and parcel of learning. People say that it’s insane to repeat the same thing over and over again whilst expecting something different to happen. Yet, persistence is a valuable quality. It leads to breakthroughs in understanding and helps […]

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Trust your instincts!

Do you always follow your instincts and do what you think is the right thing? Most of the time! Sometimes, though, we do what we know to be the wrong thing, but we convince ourselves that there’s something right about it! Other times, we choose to do something that other people think is wrong because […]

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