Thoughts on life …

Two young women throwing autumn leaves in the air

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Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

E-change is coming – will you get on board?

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Ever fancied a flexible life? Living where you want and working how you want? It seems that lots of people do and lots more will as e-changers!

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Thoughts about resilience …

Country scene with barbed wire fence

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The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
~ Joshua Waitzkin

Title slide - How to learn resilience

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Why do some people seem to be resilient?

Is it a consequence of upbringing? Circumstance? Luck? Research shows it comes down to perspective – and that’s something you can shape.

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Thoughts on optimism …

Girl looking our window with arms up in shape of a V

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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
~ Winston Churchill

Monsieur Controleur’s passion for skiing

Ross in 2012

I don’t really like talking about myself. It’s not that  … I just don’t know what’s interesting to someone else. I’ve done a lot of things in my life but currently my main vocation is that I’m a ski instructor.

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