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Second chances

Going through life it is not often that you think about couples splitting up until it happens to you.  Only when you are the one experiencing it, it turns out that many around you are in the same boat and … Continue reading

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Don’t be a coward – lend a helping hand!

“The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton It is not a secret that we live … Continue reading

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Quality time – friends and technology can co-exist

As I was sitting next to my very close friend at my dinner table, sipping on wine, having a great conversation and, at the same time, sending new updates on Twitter and posting on Facebook, whilst she was busy exploring … Continue reading

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Say no to bullying!

More than a century ago Harvey S. Firestone stated the following: “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” Most people think that bullying is … 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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Life and business skills – do children know best?

“A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires” – Paulo Coelho. There are most … Continue reading

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