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Sometimes we have to let the old ways die

This can be difficult, but true and necessary.

It’s tempting for us all to hold onto the old ways, the people, the times and the way the world used to be. Sometimes the present is not so glamorous and we make the choice to live in the past, clinging onto what we see as better times.

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We are not here to take part, we are here to take over!

What is the line between extraordinary and ordinary? perhaps it can be best summarised as those who accept the world as it is and those who change the world.

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The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem

Taken straight from the philosophy of Captain Jack Sparrow and a sentence I regularly visit.

We all have challenges and pressures in life that we can allow to get on top of us and feel like we have no way out. I sometimes allow myself to be driven by anxiety, so over worrying and doomsday scenarios are a daily normality for me.

The ability to take a step back and re-frame what’s actually in front of me in the present has been a powerful tool and most of the time I find that the problem is not the real problem.

Why not take a new approach and re frame your mindset to tackle what you may have convinced yourself to be the unjust problem? maybe you’ll find it was not the real problem after all.


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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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The one book that eases my anxiety

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts

The above quote is from one of my favourite books and people in all of history.