Category Archives: Family

Honesty is the best policy…not so in the world of sport

In light of the most recent doping, match-fixing and corruption scandals in the world of sport, such as the truth about Lance Armstrong’s drug taking in cycling and accusations faced by the Essendon football club as well as the shadow … Continue reading

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Success and humility – what is your definition?

These days everyone tries to show themselves in the best light to the world, sell their good  qualities and their achievements to those who are prepared to listen. Such sales pitch is not restricted to the workforce but is often … Continue reading

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Time for a sea change?

Lots of people talk about the need to improve their lives in one way or the other.  However, in most cases, it just remains that – talk.  Unfortunately, not many are brave enough to do something in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Why? A Tribute to Connecticut Tragedy

A normal school day Playing with friends in the yard Drawing animals And learning the art   Out of the blue a strange man approached He took out a rifle and many were shot No batting an eyelid or blinking … Continue reading

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Parenthood – a job not for the faint-hearted

Parenthood as a concept can only be fully understood by adults once they embark on this scary yet breathtakingly exciting journey. The woman, as the nature intended, goes through the pregnancy fearing childbirth and managing the symptoms, like morning (or as it … Continue reading

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Finding happiness

Struggling through life, you look for the feeling of being happy.  This concept has a different meaning for every person.  Having a great and fulfilling career, a close family, enjoying time with your children…and of course meeting and creating life … Continue reading

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The kindness of others

Lots of people will cross your path in life.  Some will bring you happy memories, some will teach you lessons, and some will do random acts of kindness that will strike you at your core. The last category of human … Continue reading

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Great depression or the inevitable evil

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” – Laurell K. Hamilton There is not one person that has escaped the inevitable evil called depression.  Whether witnessing a loved … Continue reading

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Importance of Remembering Your Heritage

Living in a country, which embraces all races and religions, we often forget about our heritage and background.  Some of us even shy away from our roots, mother tongue and traditions. What many tend to forget is that our heritage … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane or peace and serenity

Life in a big city, with work and personal commitments, sees us constantly moving. Working, taking care of family and other commitments sees us run around life like headless chooks.  No time to stop. No time to reflect. Hardly any … Continue reading

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