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I Had It All the Time by Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen is a new author to me and I Had it All the Time left me light as a feather. As soon as I finished it, I wanted to read it all over again. I have found many ‘spiritual’ or personal development books from the 90’s to be of incredible worth. This one was

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Surrender

“I know what the greatest cure is: it is to give up, to relinquish, to surrender, so that our little hearts may beat in unison with the great heart of the world” – Henry Miller I’ve mentioned before how I often feel there is one word that will spring to mind no matter where you

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Interpretations of Self

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle Yesterday whilst working, a man came in and asked if I knew anything about the Mayan calender and how to work out your Galactic signature using Mayan astrology. I’m still a bit confused about what it is, but I thought I would give it a

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Quote: Carl Rogers

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl Rogers What a brilliant and insightful quote. We spend so much of our lives believing that to change ourselves will help us to finally love and accept ourselves when ironically it is completely the opposite. As

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Proverb in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Worms will not eat living wood where the vital sap is flowing; Rust will not hinder the opening of a gate when the hinges are used each day. Movement gives health and life. Stagnation brings disease and death. – Proverb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Taken from Wisdom in the Body by Michael Kern) I chose

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A Roald Dhal Motto

“My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah my foes and oh my friends It gives a lovely light”   I picked up Matilda by Roald Dhal when I was in Ibiza and found this at the back of the book. I love Roald Dhal and as a child

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Quote: Nietzsche

“I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche This quote appeared on my Transform Your Life App by Cheri Huber as I awoke this morning. I found it beautifully fitting for what we experience as human beings on a daily basis. Perhaps the

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Quote: Sir Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Sir Winston Churchill To me this quote by the brilliant Sir Winston Churchill says it all when it comes to the human perception of the term success. I personally see success as the final destination – somewhere to

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Quote by Rabindranath Tagore

“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same

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Quote by The Dalai Lama on the Temple Within

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple… – The Dalai Lama Isn’t this a beautiful quote by the Dalai Lama? To me it’s a gentle reminder of our own power. Everything resides within ourselves and we know

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