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

Good news story: Rodney – a recycling champion


Rodney is a garbage collector and recycler at Mt Hotham. He has worked at Hotham for 7 years. He is part of a team that recycles as much of the rubbish collected in the resort as possible. In this job he works towards reducing the amount of landfill, and increasing the amount of waste that can be recycled. Even though this is his day job, he brings this to his personal life as well. His story is good news for people in need.

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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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How to stay relevant in the future world of work?

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Photo credit: Toa Heftiba via

Scientists and researchers predict that the automation of service sectors and professional jobs in the US will be more than ten times as large as the number of manufacturing jobs already automated. The competition for jobs will not only be between candidates, but artificial intelligence as well. How do you stay relevant in the future workplace? 

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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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How to promote insight tile

We have all had moments of insight – those delicious “a-ha” moments! In these moments of discovery, we get a rush of adrenaline at the realisation of our own learning. But what if we could foster and promote these insights?

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Thoughts about ambition …

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Photo credit – Francesco Saraco via

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been of these.
~ George Washington Carver

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