Category archive: Learning

Thoughts about being yourself …

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Photo credit – Clem Onojeghuo via unsplash.com

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little bit of Melbourne treasure

 

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Every now and then you stumble across something delightful. Sometimes it is a person who piques your interest unexpectedly. Other times it will be an object that has been long-searched for that turns up in an unlikely place. And then there are those times when you hear a snippet of

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Thoughts on character …

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Photo credit – Kendall Lane via unsplash.com

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
~ Anne Frank

Are you a human being or a human doing?

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Photo credit Dingzeyu Li via unsplash.com

Back in the corporate world, I’m finding it is easy to get caught up in the “busy-ness” of work life. Where workplaces are downsizing and introducing efficiency measures all the time, there is also the demand for more. Achieving more with less is often the catch-cry. But how do you do this and retain your sense of self? How do you retain your state if being, rather than becoming someone always doing?

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Thoughts on youth …

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There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age.
~ Sophia Loren

Winter warmers, winter learners

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Photo credit – Das Sasha via unsplash.com

What do you like to learn in winter? On grey days and cold days when being a lounge lizard is very attractive, there are opportunities to learn. What do you embrace?

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