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Viva la Evolution..! (Part 1)

Dec 1, 2011   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  No Comments

Spiral StaircaseIN SHORT: When it comes to living, we have only three choices: Evolution, Revolution or Stagnation.

(~760 words, approx 4-6 mins to read)

The world we live in today is not the same world as it was yesterday, and it will have changed again by this time tomorrow too. Read More »

The Blame Game – Pt 2

Oct 18, 2011   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  No Comments

IN SHORT: Let others play the blame game and wallow in the mess while we move forward.

“A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.”
[John Burroughs, 19/20th-century US essayist & conservationist]

 “Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.”
[Chinese proverb] 

(~923 words, approx 5-8 mins to read)

Last time we talked about how we play ‘the blame game’ as a way pushing responsibility or the need for action away from us and onto others when there are problems. Read More »

The Blame Game – Pt 1

Sep 13, 2011   //   by admin   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  No Comments

IN SHORT: There are no winners when we play the Blame Game. If you want to win, you need to stop playing!Pointy Hand

“The world is passing through troublous times. The young people of today think of nothing but themselves. They have no reverence for parents or old age. They are impatient of all restraint. They talk as if they knew everything, and what passes for wisdom with us is foolishness with them. As for the girls, they are forward, immodest and unladylike in speech, behaviour and dress.”

[Commonly attributed to Peter the Hermit,
11/12th-century French priest & pilgrim]

“It’s all the parents fault – decent parents wouldn’t raise their kids to do that sort of thing!”

“I say it’s down to the government. If there weren’t so many cuts being made, there would be jobs for them.”

“The blame lies squarely on their own shoulders. They could’ve chosen not to, but instead they joined in. They have no-one to blame but themselves.”

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Six Ways to Give Less and Get More

Jul 22, 2011   //   by admin   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  1 Comment

If you want any relationship to remain healthy and positive, you have to keep your ’emotional bank account’ in credit.

And, in the end, the love you take
Is equal to the love you make.

[The Beatles, ‘The End’ – Abbey Road]

(1199 words – approx 7-10 mins to read)  

Just imagine that – being able to give less to others and yet get more back from them in return! Read More »

The ‘Five Set’ Mind

Jun 30, 2011   //   by admin   //   Articles, Food For Thought  //  No Comments

Tennis BallIf you want to succeed you have to be ready for a five-set match.

I’ve been researching what’s best described as the ‘beyond confident’ mindset. I’m not talking arrogance or blindly optimistic here. Rather, I mean the mindset that’s best demonstrated by those who’ve survived the almost unsurvivable – Read More »

The One Food Secret You Need to Know!

Jun 29, 2011   //   by admin   //   Articles, Food For Thought  //  No Comments

From time to time I do get requests to help people with weight loss, often when they’ve tried several diets and failed to keep the weight they lost off. More often than not the reasons are all linked to one simple truth that many people have lost their grip on: Read More »

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