What is the meaning of ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’?

We’ve all heard of the expression “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and most of us think we understand it and know its meaning. But have we understood this correctly and fully? What is the real meaning of “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and can a deeper understanding of it improve our daily lives? The dictionary definition will tell you that the phrase is an idiom which is used to express an understanding that different people will find different things attractive and that we do not all hold the same opinion of what beauty is. […]

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My Leap of Faith for 2018 – I quit my day job and focused on Wealthy Affiliate

A leap of faith is defined as being: “an act of believing in or attempting something whose existence or outcome cannot be proved or known.” It can be applied to many situations: leaping out of an aeroplane with (or without!) a parachute; hurling yourself down white water rapids on a raft, or in my case, quitting my day job to focus on the things that make me truly happy, and that I feel I have been led to by my higher self. That, for me, was to stop teaching in a secondary school and to focus on teaching a wider […]

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How to live in the now: make every moment count

Each day the sun rises Each day the sun sets How will YOU make this Your greatest day yet? I like this little ditty because if reminds me that every day of our lives is a special day and we should treat them as such – today is no different. Sure, there are birthdays and weddings and anniversaries, weekends and holidays but each day has 24 hours, varying amounts of daylight and darkness according to the time of the year and the hemisphere in which we reside, and for each of us, today could be our best day yet. It […]

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Failed? Don’t Beat Yourself Up: Be Kind To Yourself

There are many occasions in life when we set our heart on something, aim for something or try to achieve something and miss. It might be an exam, a job interview or just a goal of completing our “To Do” list for that day. I know I very often have more on my own “To Do” list than there are hours in the week, let alone the hours in the day that I set aside for working on them.  To many, I could be seen as having failed.  But if this is you, don’t beat yourself up; be kind to […]

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