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6 Tips for getting perspective on ageing

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Photo by Lotte Meijer on Unsplash.com

You are as old as you feel. That may be true but everything around us (media, advertising, society) says younger is better. Well – the inevitability of ageing is there – regardless of our youthful presentation. Here are some tips that will help you keep a youthful perspective!

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Thoughts about people …

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Photo by Štefan Štefančík on Unsplash.com

I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures … I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners.
~ Benjamin Barber

How to psych yourself up for successful performances

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Photo by Jason Rosewell on unsplash.com

Preparation is critical to giving a good performance – be it a business presentation, a sporting event or a music/drama gig. No surprises there. What is the science behind psyching yourself up though?

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How positive emotions can transform your life

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How is life for you? Are you flourishing in your endeavours or do you feel that you are languishing? We can oscillate between the two. Scientific research shows that you can transform your life and development by fostering positivity. Barbara Fredrickson tells us how. 

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Thoughts about the meaning of life …

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Photo credit – Cle Onojeghuo via unsplash.com

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
~ Henry David Thoreau

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
~ Emily Dickinson

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
~ Havelock Ellis

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