What it is to be alive

The sun reaching across the branches of a tree, the pain overcome from the tribulations conquered, that feeling of enjoyment, of love with/from another – this is what it means to be alive.

It’s a cliche in today’s world, yet living in the moment is all we can truly do.

It provides perspective on what is and what we have in that tiny piece of time, so be grateful for it, appreciate it and feel what it is to be alive.

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50 or so lessons I’ve learnt in 30 years

So I’m about to turn 30 — hooray, happy 3rd decade to me. My twenties are riding into the sunset and it occurred to me that I’ve learnt alot in the last 3 decades and maybe it’s worth sharing this with planet earth. So here’s the 50 or so (I tried to do 30 lessons in 30 years but I just had too much to share) I’ve learnt in the last 30 years — maybe they will be of help to you too.

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