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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Photo credit – italiangoodnews.com

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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Lifestyle, learning and lots more …

Mt Hotham - photo author's own

Mt Hotham – photo author’s own

Lifestyle, learning and lots more is what this blog offers. Hopefully it fulfils on that. There are a few more things coming in the “lots more” area … 

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Winter is on its way … wahoo!

Foot bridge with snow falling

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Winter is on its way. Hooray! We love it. The white stuff has started falling. The days are shortening. Monsieur Contrôleur tunes his skis and our snow community will soon reunite. 

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Photo credit – Matthew Wiebe via unsplash.com

Monday’s big reveal went smoothly. Many people complimented me on on my new “do”. I thanked them. No point in destroying that illusion.  It makes for quick preparation for work – no blow-drying, no styling. I could get used to this!

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