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Why you need a positive attitude

The last time I wrote about attitudes I’d just been to an international tennis tournament. Two low ranking players had taken on two champions. Their mindset, or attitudes grabbed my attention. I loved their determination to win if they could, and how they struggled until they refocused whenever they were beaten. I admired how they didn’t give up. They utilized the …

Where you look determines how you feel

It was a crazily bright Winter morning. The sky was intensely blue and the sun shining, though the air was admittedly cool. Not far into my walk a guy strode towards me wearing a coat and beanie. He was under a canopy of big trees, therefore in the shade. As he passed he nodded and muttered, “Mighty chilly day!” His …

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Sleep solutions for busy people

Last week I posted on five tweaks each of us might consider taking to resolve some craziness of the lives we're living. I called them tweaks rather than hacks, because it seems to me that a hack is rather more extreme and deliberate than a tweak, and small changes may be all we're up for. Nonetheless, I thought each of …

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Five tweaks to improve your life

I'd like to think that you and I have time to put into improving our lives. That we have enough energy to be inspired to do so. But I get that life has a way of stopping us. These past few weeks I’ve been so busy it's been hard to get anything done! Yes, I see that irony!! This got me …

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Walk with a broken umbrella

Do you like a good story? Most of us do. I went for a walk in the rain recently – as it turns out, with an umbrella that wouldn’t stay up. Half way round I started working out a few things about stories. Like how they’re constantly changing, both as you experience them and as you tell them. And how …

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The Power of a Good Attitude

 We went to the Brisbane International recently and saw two amazing tennis games. As luck would have it, we got to see the number 7 woman's player AND the men's number 2 on the one night. Aaah, Roger…he's so….dreamy. And he actually went on to win the championship. But I don't want to talk about Roger, though I know many …