This line is from the poem “All That Glitters Is Not Gold” in Lord of the Rings. It is the riddle of the Strider, or Aragorn.
The quote means just because someone likes to explore that doesn’t mean they’re lost. Not physically anyway, spiritually and mentally they are prepared.
In a perfect world there would be no rudeness, offensive behavior, or being unkind to others. Unfortunately that is not the case. We live in polarizing times. Social media feeds off people’s prejudices, biases, fears and other negative emotions.
Bullies are everywhere.
Trolls come out to play.
The quote is by Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables and one of the greatest and best-known French writers of all time.
Kudos if you guessed correctly!
To love beauty is to see light
This quote encapsulates my thoughts on mindfulness as it relates to happiness. To see or discover…
If you always see the brighter side of things, you may feel you experience more positive events. You may find yourself less stressed, and even enjoy greater health benefits. This is not your imagination.
Research shows an optimistic outlook has distinct advantages. Optimistic people have better health and live longer…
If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It
I love this quote by Walt Disney. It emphasizes how much “mindset” determines success or failure in life.
And he could be right!
Studies of self-efficacy (self confidence) show many of us hold “self-limiting beliefs” that prevent us from reaching our…
Birthdays should be happy occasions. Celebrations, being spoilt, and positive experiences are all part of the day. Yet some people dread every time a birthday approaches. Their behaviour changes. They get nervous or even sad. They have the birthday blues.
Does this sound like you? …
Writing can sometimes be hard.
There I said it.
You wait for inspiration that just won’t come. Sometimes it arrives in the middle of the night when you have to get up at 6am for work the next day.
What can you do?
Creativity is not something you can turn…
My hometown (Melbourne) plunged back into lockdown this week in an effort to curb fast rising COVID-19 infections. As stage three restrictions loom, I ponder the dull reality of being stuck at home for six weeks with reduced contact by friends and loved ones.
“Get a grip,” I tell myself.