It might be quite apparent to some of you that I am a great believer that we should spend as much time as we can outdoors. So after a deterioration of health within the family unit towards the back end of last week there was very little opportunity for any of us to be out … Continue reading Getting outside after a long week
Over the last 48 hours there has been so much talk and comparisons made regarding the inauguration of the latest president of America. I do not doubt in the slightest that things on the world stage are going to change over the coming weeks, months, years; and I really don't want to start hypothesising about … Continue reading If you live in the present your new world starts every day!
What I did wrong here was overstretch myself both physically and mentally in the first half of the year.
I have now travelled 50 times around the sun. Half a century on this wonderful planet of ours and to all intents and purposes I feel as good as I've ever felt about myself, but that really wasn't the case this time last week. I'm not really somebody who worries too much about my age, … Continue reading It’s only a number
Give praise Quite an apt title for a Sunday but this does not refer to any religious beliefs as both they and politics are items I am trying to ensure I keep out of my business life. So why write on a Sunday? Well today I took my daughter (5 years 11 months) to her … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-12-11
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
"these rewards can be as simple as taking 5 minutes for a cup of tea or....."
"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)."
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