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Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Assertiveness

“It's amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly and authoritatively demand it.” - Meryl Streep I have my reservations about Meryl Streep, in particular her penchant for using award ceremonies as a platform to further her political agenda, but she is indisputably a fantastic actor and is also responsible for this fantastic quote. It's a perfect… Continue reading Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Assertiveness

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Self Acceptance – Setting Intentions

The past couple of days, I've been feeling really lonely. I'm in a new city, in new accommodation, with new people. The place isn't really what I expected. In my room, I feel claustrophobic, isolated and lethargic. So I'm not the motivated and inspired person who wrote the last few blog posts. I sat down… Continue reading Self Acceptance – Setting Intentions

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Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Awareness

Training in self awareness came at the perfect time because this week has been pretty hectic. Work has been busy. Like, out of control busy. Like, you know when you have a few really important things that you need to do immediately but you physically can't because you're too busy? You can see tables covered in… Continue reading Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Awareness

self awareness · Setting Intentions

Self Awareness – Setting Intentions

"By arising in faith and watchfulness, by self-possession and self-harmony, the wise man makes an island for his soul which many waters cannot overflow." - Watchfulness, The Dhammapada The Dhammapada is a book containing what is widely believed to be the Buddha's teachings. True contentment, it seems, comes from attaining control of one's mind and… Continue reading Self Awareness – Setting Intentions