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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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The next days of our flexible lives

Photo - author's own

Photo – author’s own

As autumn comes to a close, we move to the next episode in our flexible, snow seeking life-style. With only days to go until winter is upon us, there is no snow yet. The lingering golden hues of autumn and the icy bite of the wind hint at the changes to come as we settle into our Australian winter home.

Changes and resettling
Moving from Japan back to Melbourne, and then on to Hotham to a new job brings long lists of thing to do, buy and pack. Reorganising our lives in this way is more familiar but there are still a few things to fine-tune before we settle into a new routine.

Interrupted posting
There are sometimes hiccups in the transition and this has affected my blog posts this week. I will return to my routine next week, with posts already in the pipeline.

Enjoy your last days of autumn or spring (depending on where you are in the world), and embrace the changes the new season brings. Have a great weekend!

Thoughts about reality …

Photo credit - Samuel Zeller via unsplash.com

Photo credit – Samuel Zeller via unsplash.com

In this new world, you and I make it up as we go along, not because we lack expertise or planning skills, but because that is the nature of reality.
Reality changes shape and meaning because of our activity.
And it is constantly new.
We are required to be there, as active participants. It can’t happen without us and nobody can do it for us.
~ Margaret Wheatley

Tips for dealing with change


Do you like change? Genuinely? Or do you say you do, but reality is somewhat different? Change is part of life, and seems to be increasingly prevalent in all parts of life in more recent times. But, finding that you don’t deal with change well is not uncommon. You cannot always predict change or anticipate how well you will deal with it. Here are some tips that can help. 

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