Imagine a warm summer's day... A beautiful butterfly lands in your palm - wings quivering softly. You behold its beauty - colors, softness, structure, thin film of dust on wings... While the butterfly chooses to remain in the open palm of your hand you can enjoy (possess) its beauty, yet if you try to hold onto it by closing your fingers you will damage it, thus … [Read more...] about Butterfly Wisdom
Do you have many, or any, friends? What kind of a 'friend' are you? Take this friendship test and find out... Read the quote below. Think carefully about the quote, and how it applies to the way you handle friendship. Be honest - come on....there is no point in self-deception. Deceiving yourself is a 'lonely prison'. Decide how you can improve. Take action. … [Read more...] about Can You Pass The Friendship Test?
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?
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
I smiled when I came across this article in the Huffington Post: 30 Rules For Boyfriends From Two Wise Little Girls What I suggest is that you examine yourself honestly and see if there are any areas in which you can improve. That said, as in my case, there might be some where you cannot. I'll start the ball rolling with an honest self appraisal... The points on … [Read more...] about Relationship Advice From An Unusual Source