Live well. Live positive.

Peace Love and Strength

For some time I've been looking around for something that is partly spiritual, partly motivational, partly meditation based and partly nature focused. I'm keen to embrace a culture or a following. Not a faith. I have no interest in anything religious.

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Dealing with powerful emotions in the company of mother nature

I left the house yesterday lunch time with the intention of detoxing my mind. It worked.

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Learning about myself and the value of a soul mate

I don't very often get the chance to sit and pour out my feelings in word form. Often I'll use art to express any strong emotions. Sometimes that works and sometimes it doesn't.

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How to Forget Someone Without Using Hate

I recently lost touch with a dear friend. Somebody I had strong feelings for. I don't know why she decided to break contact with me but she did and I have to respect her decision and move forward.

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Coping with a loss of identity and purpose

As a child I was active. I enjoyed the outside, football, running, cycling. I was a typical child growing up in England in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Morning thoughts of love

What do they mean? Where do they come from?

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My 9 changes for a happier 2018

A lot of good things happened in 2018. A lot of not-so-good things happened.

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Our preoccupation with wealth - perception and social media

I've often pondered what it would be like to live with very little.

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A clean start for 2018

It's been a tough few years in many respects. As optimistic as I try to be I am still occasionally pegged back by damaging thoughts and unrealistic goals.

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My pick of movies to chill out to

Switch the phone off, dim the lights and put your feet up in front of the TV for a couple of hours of movie escapism. Here's my choice for some quality viewing on a late winter's evening.

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Cultivating a sincere concern for the welfare of others

In an age where extremism is on the rise and each week we read of intolerance amongst communities, this quote from the Dalai Lama resonates.

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Sleeping with the Curtains Open

I've slept with the curtains open for as long as I can remember.

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What is tomorrow

I was in a book shop in town the other day and enjoyed listening in on an elderly gentlemen explain his theory of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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Overcoming rejection

Dealing with loss is perhaps the toughest of all human emotions. It tears at your heart and leaves your soul in tatters.

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Energy - the positive kind

Energy. It's everywhere!

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Passions and hobbies

I have many passions. Things that I simply love to do. Most, if not all, of these passions involve me being in my own company. Reading, writing, drawing or even designing and building arcade games for my mobile phone.

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A Matter Of Identity

For a long time I've been battling something that is both confusing and challenging. It all boils down to passions and strengths. I'll try to explain by way of what is a 'normal' life.

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Rejection and Karma

As a kid I formed strong friendships. My mates were everything to me. We fought, played, talked and had the best of times. But adolescence came flooding in and with it a whole set of issues, not least girls.

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Dreaming of Strength

I think it's a Sunday thing. I have the most vivid dreams on a Sunday night, such that my working week begins with something of a leap from a springboard.

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The Simple Pleasures

Today it's all about the simple pleasures. I have a book, some free time and a seat in a coffee shop.

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