"Mundane - lacking in interest- A pretty harsh word when you consider that a large portion of what we do in our life could be categorised as such."
The right here and now! Over the last few months there has been some significant changes in my life and I am attributing a number of them to my change in attitude. I've heard so many people over the years say "just live for the moment" or something of that ilk and a quick search using … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-28
"The truth is you often get exactly that what you pay for and travelling the globe to see somebody's bedroom is not good use of funds."
"these rewards can be as simple as taking 5 minutes for a cup of tea or....."
Sometimes the very thing you need to change is right there at the end of your nose. In my case this was quite literally the case. Over a number of weeks now I've been staring down further and further towards the bottom rim of my glasses. Anyone out there who wears glasses with varifocal lenses (progressive … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-15
"This ability to be able to switch modes between work and family and ensure that my priorities are aligned with what’s important to me has played a key role in this change and whereas so many talk about work-life balance, I personally tend to agree with a more recent line of thinking "a work-life mix" (or blend)."
"Nothing quite beats the sound of another human-being talking about their issues when you have the tools in your armoury to help them....."
Once a year a multicultural group of over 45 work colleagues arrive in a secret city location to engulf themselves in the culture of that locale. Leading up to the event there is a series of clues released, by the organising committee, with the final reveal around 3 to 4 weeks in advance of the arrival … Continue reading A cultural weekend away with my second family
Resilience A word which conjures up many conflicting views about a person who demonstrates this and quite often is perceived as somebody just bulling their way through life no matter what. This way of thinking, for me anyway, is more of an arrogant trait than a resilient one but that's where the fine line can … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-04
Finding the source: Complimentary to yesterday's listening blog today I found myself asking where the source of the issue came from. Albert Einstein once said that you first have to understand why it got to where it is before you begin to fix it, I'm paraphrasing a little here of course as I don't have his intellect. … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-01-02