Category archive: Learning

Thoughts about Friday …

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Photo credit Alejandro-Alvarez via unsplash.com

I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ 

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Should you stay or should you go?

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Photo by Jeremy Beadle on Unsplash.com

The end of the calendar year is approaching. Sometimes it’s a time for reviewing your situation and reassessing your life. That brings things of important into focus. It also raises questions of loyalty, fidelity and maintaining your current arrangements. Should you stay or should you go?

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How friends help you live longer

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Photo by Joseph Pearson on Unsplash.com

The secret of longevity may not lie in a special supplement, through particular exercise programs or dietary regimes. Whilst all these contribute to physical health, there is another factor that can impact behavioural, psychological and physiological health. Friendship.

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Thoughts about choice …

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Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash.com

I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson’s. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there’s freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn’t have otherwise found myself in.
~ Michael J. Fox

Do we have too many choices?

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Photo by Deanna Ritchie on Unsplash.com

Anyone who goes shopping in brick and mortar stores or online, will know there is oodles of choice. That’s good isn’t it? Brian Shwartz suggests not.

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Point of reflection: 500th blog post

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Photo credit – Joshua Fuller via unsplash.com

The Word from a Bird blog has reached a milestone: 500 blog posts! I nearly fell off my perch when I realised this. 500 blog posts over three years = thousands of words, lots of late nights and learning along the way. This was all made possible by you.

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