Category archive: Learning

Good news story: Social enterprise

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Photo credit – Amador Loureiro on

Have you heard the term “social enterprise”? This concept is the basis of many good news stories, where business and community development come together. Here are some surprising statistics about social enterprise activity in Australia.

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Ideas about conquering fear

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Photo by NordWood Themes on

There is much written about fear. It is an emotion we all learn early in life. We learn to conquer and to fall prey to it. The most significant fears are perhaps the quiet nagging ones that create doubt in our minds about our abilities to do things. Perhaps you have wondered what you could do, if you had no fear?

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How significant is good sleep?

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A colleague recently came to work looking the worse for wear. She’d had two successive nights of disturbed sleep, was exhausted and unable to focus or settle into her work day. That’s manageable when it happens occasionally, but getting enough sleep is vital to our well-being in surprising ways.

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Thoughts about sleep …

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It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
~ John Steinbeck

6 Ways to retain your positivity in the face of adversity


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Have you ever met people who seem able to stay positive, in the face of adversity? They find the upside. They re-frame things, changing negative descriptions of situations into positive ones. Here are some suggestions of ways to do this.

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New yarns tile

One of the things I like to do in winter is crochet. I find the activity somewhat meditative and therapeutic. I sit, crochet and listen to the goings-on around me. It helps me think and process ideas. But I need some new yarns for this. Perhaps you can help?

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