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Why does the Race of Life cause such Stress and Anxiety?

In my quest to find a reason behind our insistence on coping with stressful working lives, I stumbled across the following analogy…

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A Loaf Of Bread …A Drop In The Ocean.

Outside the supermarket where I’d stopped to buy bread, a young man somewhere in his twenties stepped up to me, asking for loose change.  He wore recently-washed jeans, and the beginnings of a beard, and his eyes were swollen and …

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67 Minutes and a Lifetime for Mandela Day

18th July is Mandela Day . To commemorate the 93rd birthday of our great leader he has asked that we donate 67 minutes of our time to doing good, to mark the 67 years Mandela spent serving South Africa. The …

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Its All About Your Reaction

Think back to the last time you were hospitalised, in order to cure some medical problem which had arisen. It might have been for some minor operation, or for major surgical intervention. Your hospitalisation could have lasted a day, a week, a month.

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Giving Back To Nature – Can We Reverse Global Warming?

Our species, homo sapiens, has achieved the dubious distinction of eradicating entire species of plants and animals, on a scale amounting to wholesale slaughter, and of effecting changes to landscape and atmosphere which imperil the very future of our planet.

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What is Our Purpose in Life?

I’ve been pondering on the word Purpose. A difficult notion, and one which most of us spend not enough time thinking about. This word purpose is bandied about, far too readily, from pulpits and soapboxes, and our leaders, political and religious, incline towards shrink-wrapping the concept into a conveniently labelled package.

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