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5 Stages of Grief

“The only cure for grief is action.” – C.H. Lewes Most people have encountered grief at some point in their lives.  Whether it is grieving a death of someone close, grieving a loss of a friend or a loved one or … Continue reading

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Do you want the truth? Ask a child

There is a French proverb “if you want the truth, ask a child”. Recently, I have come to realize that this proverb is very accurate.  If you want a true opinion about anything,  children will be honest and will tell you the truth.  Whether it … Continue reading

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What is happiness?

There is no universal definition of what constitutes happiness. Wikipedia defines happiness as “a mental or emotional state of well-being categorized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy”. In turn, Aristotle defined happiness as “the meaning and … Continue reading

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Manners – extinct concept?

We strive to teach our children good manners from a very young age. ‘Please’, ‘thank you’, ‘excuse me’ and ‘sorry’ play a big part in our daily lives. Do we succeed in our quest? Taking a train ride a few … Continue reading

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Technology – convenience or hindrance?

Gone are the days when you referred to an apple and everyone understood you were talking about a fruit and a playstation meant a playground in the local park. Today we are surrounded by technology, such as mobile phones, desktop and portable computers, music and video devices, various game … Continue reading

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Your most important job in life – are you ready?

I am a mother of 2 beautiful and generally well mannered boys, who give me a reason to live and who I would do anything for.  However, kids will always be kids! They misbehave, embarrass you in the supermarket, wake up at … Continue reading

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