Prescription for a better life, better relationships, better business, better management, better thinking: study philosophy. The dictionary definition of Philosophy: phi·los·o·phy (fĭ-lŏs’ə-fē) pronunciation n., pl. -phies. 1. Love and pursuit of wisdom by intellectual means and moral self-discipline. 2. Investigation of the nature, causes, or principles of … [Read more...] about Why Study Philosophy?
For many of us here in 'the west' the Christian cross is a well-known symbol. Like me, I expect many people would be extremely surprised to discover that a brand symbol, around 100 years old, is more widely known than Christianity's symbol, upon which Jesus was reportedly crucified. Besides the obvious interest in this fact from a 'trivia perspective', it is … [Read more...] about How Well Known Is The Christian Cross?
When I was young I was rotten on the inside. Nasty, disgusting, hateful and more. Why? Partly because of poor parenting; especially so in the case of my father. I had severe mental health issues from which I have genuinely* (*I do not take mind altering drugs - 'happy pills' etc) recovered today; so much so that I even count mental health professionals and doctors among … [Read more...] about Are You Disgusting On The Inside? If So, There Is Hope
Bad bosses are not just bad for their employees and their organisation...bad bosses are bad for themselves. If you are a bad boss, both your personal and work life will be adversely affected in a variety of ways. If you want an easier, happier, healthier life; make sure you are not a bad boss. You know, the type of person where people would celebrate at your funeral and say … [Read more...] about 8 Unsettling Facts About Bad Bosses [Infographic]
It's the Santa time of year. When I visit the mall at Robina Town Centre on the Gold Coast, I see hordes of gullible young children queuing up to see Santa. But Santa sucks. Why? Because Santa helps to destroy trust between parent and child. Many parents love to lie to their kids about Christmas bullshit - but how does it help their relationship? Trust, ethics … [Read more...] about Why Santa Sucks If You Are A Parent