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Month: September 2016

Pause for thought

Pause for thought

    Sometimes you come across some writing that makes you stop and pause for thought. This article is one of those: Powerful Advice From a Dying Man I would recommend anyone of any age to read this as it has a powerful message that certainly stopped me in my tracks the first time I read it. It is written by a young man who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and contains his thoughts on how we should live…

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The dreaded Media Skills training

The dreaded Media Skills training

At work last week I was sent on a Media Skills training course. I had been actively avoiding it for 3 years but in the spirit of facing my fears I agreed to do it. It was a day spent developing your interviewing skills for both radio and TV. The morning was spent being interviewed on the radio – this was okay although I found that my voice did sound a bit like a London East End market trader which…

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What’s important to me?

What’s important to me?

Over the last couple of years I’ve spent a considerable amount of time (and some money!) on trying to work out what my passion is and how to make this into a reality in terms of work and life-style. I have got closer to the truth but have always seemed to get stuck at the point when I needed to take action for a multitude of reasons but the biggest one is always fear. I feel at last that I…

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Why the flower and a bee?

Why the flower and a bee?

I am going through a period of my life when I want to make some changes and live a life true to myself. I am on a personal journey to find out what that magic thing is that I want to do and this blog is part of that journey. I love flowers for their beauty, colour, simplicity, complexity, variety, smell….. and I love bees too. Bees are always very busy, buzzing around, living a life full of purpose with…

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