Staircases of Life

One way to look at our lives is like climbing the staircase of a multi-storey building without using the elevators. No matter where you are on the stairs, if you have not reached the top, there is always one more tread to climb. And, unless you’ve reached the roof, there is always one more level to go. The effort you used to get to the present tread won’t help you to get to the next, or the next, and so on. Each time you must summon up new motivation, determination and strength to get from one tread to the other and from one level to the next.

Recognizing your Talents

Imagine you lived in a world where people failed to acknowledge their gifts and talents. Such a world would be void of fun, artistry, creativity and innovation—not a place anyone would aspire to live in. Fortunately our world is nothing like that. We learn from our instructors and mentors, who use their extraordinary gifts and talents […]

An Ever-changing World

If you look around for a second, you’ll get the sense that we’re not living in a static universe—the world is as dynamic as it can get! Likewise there people around you who are doing their best to get ahead…just like you and me! If you get caught in a routine or rut, chances are you […]

Savouring Time

We all have useful and productive things to do with our time…right? Yet, we’re bombarded with information from all angles and from many sources that must be sifted through each day or simply ignored.  Because of the finiteness of life, we must deliberate the way we allocate our precious time—call it time management or even […]

Is the Cup Half-full or Half-empty?

Is the cup “half-full” or “half-empty”? A debate that has raged on for years. This debate has been examined from many angles. We know the views of the optimist and pessimist, but others have also weighed in on the matter. The pessimist sees the cup has half-empty, while the optimist sees it as half-full—simple enough? […]

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