3 Interesting reads you may enjoy

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Photo credit – Igor Ovsyannykov via unsplash.com

Every day I see many emails, posts and articles that come through my various information feeds. Their volume can be overwhelming. We need to manage the influx of data in our lives. This post offers just three reads.

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Thoughts about knowledge …

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Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash.com

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgements requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
~ Calvin Coolidge

3 Ways to have a happier, more productive workplace

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We all spend a long time at work. Having it be a happy and productive place is a great thing if you can achieve it. Here are three ways to try.

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10 Reasons why being outside is good for you

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Photo by Mike Petrucci on Unsplash.com

Being outside in nature can have a wonderful cleansing effect on you. Research from many studies shows just being outside can affect health, happiness and creativity. Here are ten benefits.

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Thoughts on gratitude …

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Photo by Jenn Evelyn-Ann on Unsplash.com

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
~ John F Kennedy

Thoughts about stoicism …

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Photo by Colby Thomas on Unsplash.com

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
~ Seneca

Thoughts about living …

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Photo by Jean Lakosnyk on unsplash.com

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein

Tips for taming your inner critic

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Photo credit – Chris Lu via unsplash.com

I have always been a curious person and have enjoyed learning. Having spent most of my career in education, it was quite a surprise to find out how much I struggled with learning a new job. The struggle was not with others as much as with myself. An inner voice, my own inner critic, seemed to wreak havoc over my sense of competence. Taming it became part of the challenge!

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