FAITH

A Prayer for Hope

Dear God, I come to you today in this time of prayer to firstly thank you for the many gifts you have provided. To thank you for instilling within me a thoughtful mind, placing me around inspiring people and continually supporting me whilst I grow. As I continue through my day, I have one thingContinue reading “A Prayer for Hope”

All We Have is Today

If all we have is today, so why should we worry about tomorrow or yesterday? For these things are not in our control, and worrying is simply a waste of time. In St Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he shares this inspiring message, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition,Continue reading “All We Have is Today”

God is Present

Wherever you go today, God will be present. Look for him in everything that you do, and seek him out. Do not be afraid about the circumstances you face, but place your trust in the Lord for he will guide you. He is your rock and he is your shelter. All things, good and badContinue reading “God is Present”

Your Unique Gifts

Everyone has some type of special gift, and is unique in character, ambition and experience. If you think to yourself right now, what is your gift? What is that one thing, or couple of things that you feel you can bring to the world to make it better? You might be struggling for ideas, andContinue reading “Your Unique Gifts”

God’s Work

What is the main aim of our daily lives, what should we be striving for, and how can we keep peace and patience within us as we work towards larger personal goals? One short and simple way is to always look to bring goodness to everything that you do. Whether it be within your teamContinue reading “God’s Work”

Love Takes Courage

Compassion is to show concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. It entails actions that are focused on lifting others up with the intent of improving their well-being. Compassion can sometimes be hard to show and maybe even a little uncomfortable. This is because true connection can leave us vulnerable and exposed. When weContinue reading “Love Takes Courage”

Let Go & Let God

Living with the stresses and burdens that we visualise in day to day life can be a struggle. We can constantly run through cycles related to fear of the past and can become asphyxiated by our thoughts towards our fears. This asphyxiated feeling is often a creation of our own. The mistakes of our pastContinue reading “Let Go & Let God”

Let’s speak up about Mental Health: A Feature Article From ‘Izzy’

It’s important that we can learn from the experiences of others on our pursuit for growth and quality of life. This was a remarkable example of how being open about our struggles can go a long way towards our healing. Thanks Izzy for sharing this message: What’s stopping you from living a happy life? “MentalContinue reading “Let’s speak up about Mental Health: A Feature Article From ‘Izzy’”

Distinctiveness And Consistency – The Building Blocks of Neural Pathways

The transportation of signals to and from the brain is done by these remarkable things called ‘neurons’. They are scattered throughout the body (largely the brain) in magnificent networks that join up at critical points to form the basis of neural pathways. Neural pathways are responsible for transmitting the information we have stored so thatContinue reading “Distinctiveness And Consistency – The Building Blocks of Neural Pathways”

Knowing Your Direction & Having a Plan Can Reduce Anxiety and Feelings of Overwhelm

If I don’t plan I often get lost so easily and I stray away from anything productive, I become anxious about the future and overwhelmed at the number of tasks that I need to complete to achieve my grand ambitions. That’s why if you ever saw me, you might notice that I’m constantly writing downContinue reading “Knowing Your Direction & Having a Plan Can Reduce Anxiety and Feelings of Overwhelm”

10 Rules For Life: Rule #9 – WORK HARD AT WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS YOUR PASSION – THE WORLD WILL HANDLE THE REST

Maybe there’s stuff you don’t want to do, but you know that it’s good for you in the long run. Like exercising or budgeting or reading or cleaning, some stuff just sucks, and I get it. We feel like the effort we put into these challenging things may not yield immediate results, and that isContinue reading “10 Rules For Life: Rule #9 – WORK HARD AT WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS YOUR PASSION – THE WORLD WILL HANDLE THE REST”

10 Rules For Life: Rule #7 – IT’S BETTER TO BE READY FOR AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT HAVE ONE THAN TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT BE PREPARED

Working towards something we cannot see or feel or hold is a definite challenge for us as humans. Our minds are wired to work towards certain goals we set for ourselves but we can often lose sight of these because the things that we are passionate about or enjoy doing don’t seem to fit inContinue reading “10 Rules For Life: Rule #7 – IT’S BETTER TO BE READY FOR AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT HAVE ONE THAN TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT BE PREPARED”

A Navy Seal’s Perspective – Callousing The Mind Through Pain and Suffering

A mentality for achievement can be built on the grounds of self imposed pain and suffering. Listen to David Goggins speak of his experience and share his approach to growth. If you can get through doing things that you hate to do, on the other side is greatness. Pain and suffering will train us forContinue reading “A Navy Seal’s Perspective – Callousing The Mind Through Pain and Suffering”

10 Rules For Life: Rule #6 – GET THINGS DONE EVEN WHEN YOU ‘DON’T WANT TO’

Often times we miss out on the most beautiful things in life because we only want to work at our goals when it seems easy. What we forget to realise is that the most progress toward our goals comes during times of struggle – comes when we courageously face situations we once thought impossible toContinue reading “10 Rules For Life: Rule #6 – GET THINGS DONE EVEN WHEN YOU ‘DON’T WANT TO’”

10 Rules For Life: Rule #5 – EXUDE POSITIVE ENERGY TO STRANGERS

A stranger is someone who has never interacted with you or sensed your presence, equally it is someone who you have never interacted or communicated with yourself. There is something boundlessly special about that first interaction with a stranger. Something so innocent, free and uplifting. Whilst prejudice is a possibility, no judgement on your pastContinue reading “10 Rules For Life: Rule #5 – EXUDE POSITIVE ENERGY TO STRANGERS”

10 Rules For Life: Rule #4 – KNOW MORE ABOUT YOUR OWN LIFE THAN YOU DO ABOUT THE LIVES OF OTHERS

The truth is, if you are too focused on the lives of others and the things that they are doing you will never have enough time to achieve your ambitions and dreams. Period. How many times have you scrolled through facebook, instagram, snapchat; only to find that you feel as if you don’t measure up?Continue reading “10 Rules For Life: Rule #4 – KNOW MORE ABOUT YOUR OWN LIFE THAN YOU DO ABOUT THE LIVES OF OTHERS”

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