Weddings, cancer and celebrating success

I am full of the joys of spring (okay I am a little early) as I am expecting a pony. I know this sounds strange but a friend reminded me that wherever there is a huge pile of 'crap' there is usually a pony not far behind and so I have decided that when the trials and challenges of life appear it is simply because I am getting a pony! I have no idea when or what it will look like but the thought alone brings a smile on my face and for now that's enough. Inspiration for this week's Divalicious Moment is courtesy of love, perseverance and the importance of taking action. I went to a wedding recently, nothing unusual there except the couple had been together for nearly 40 years and the groom has stage four cancer holding out for a miracle to help him make it to their first wedding … [Read more...]

Play to win

Listening to the radio I was startled by a news report talking about a 2nd division football team. Whilst I forget the name of the team, I cannot forget what they said: “we are going to try and win the next 15 games to give us a chance of making it to the premiership” Now if you are not interested in football you’re probably wondering why I mentioned it and if you are interested in football you probably want more information like what team I am talking about. But neither of these points is relevant. What struck me was not the fact that they were trying to win the next 15 games rather that they needed to mention it and that statement was seen as newsworthy. Why else would you play if it were not to win? Perhaps they had forgotten their mission and needed to remind … [Read more...]

10 Principles for living life well

  Life is a journey the destination the soul. Living your life well help you stay on track - even if you stray a bit every now and then. Have you read the Ten Rules for Being Human by Cherie Carter-Scott ? They are  fabulous. Anyway it made me think what would be great advice for living your life well. So here are my 10 principles for living your life well. The picture above is a poster which you can right click and save to your computer if you would like to print the principles out .  Enjoy! A mirror will only ever show you the images already in your mind.  To discover what the real you "looks" like look inside yourself. All life's lessons first appear as tiny raindrops on windowpanes.  They become howling hurricane if you ignore them. There is only one destination; the … [Read more...]