Fear of nothing, hope for nothing and be happier

I have attended two funerals in the last two weeks and learned a neighbour of ours took their own life which really made me reflect on the fragility of life. So I sat in the little yellow beach hut and wrote a brief thought about fearing what might happen and hoping what might happen inContinue reading “Fear of nothing, hope for nothing and be happier”

Incerto Series; Fooled by randomness

I wanted to share a summary of a series of book written by the greatest living philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb. He created the Incerto series, which is 5 separately published books. Fooled by randomness, The black swan, the bed of procrustes and Anti Fragile. Anyway firstly I urge you to read fooled by randomness, inContinue reading “Incerto Series; Fooled by randomness”

March 3rd: World book day tomorrow

So it’s world book day tomorrow, a big deal in my household. I love a sense of occasion, so here is how I celebrate this day and my #1 passion Books and reading. In these difficult times with 24 hour news showing depressing horrible news. I have further sought the healing and respite of booksContinue reading “March 3rd: World book day tomorrow”

When the universe speaks, you listen

It was Aristotle who wrote “Knowing yourself is the beginning of wisdom” and I have for 47 years now been on that journey. So when I noticed something it was interesting to reflect on. I have been angrier of late, less patient, more prone to react, prone to get caught up in other people’s dramas.Continue reading “When the universe speaks, you listen”

Encouragement is all we need

Just a brief post today about something we all can do to make people’s day better and make a change with very little effort. I am talking about encouraging others, being interested in others, seeing others point of view. The encouragement of attention and focus with another. This time with people will become a flameContinue reading “Encouragement is all we need”