Are You Cutthroat Competitive? Let’s Change That

Having The Competitive Edge So, answer the question: are you cutthroat competitive? The win at all cost type of person? Whether it is in business or love, you are the type who believes that unless the other’s blood is on the ground the battle is not over. Years ago, in one of my many desperate attempts at being an entrepreneur, I became involved in the herbal supplements industry. Relevant here is not the fact that selling is not my cup of tea. The gem of this story is the look


Think And Thrive This Year!

The Power Of The Mind During my last programme of studies, one that was undertaken at a Catholic university, faith and reason where up for plenty of discussion. There were those of the view that faith was all we needed. Then there were those who felt reason was more important. And, you guessed it, I was in the middle – faith AND reason are bedfellows. My spirituality and philosophy to that point were grounded in the teaching of James Allen that “as a man think, so is he.” Why my

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Your Story: 4 Tips To Keep Telling It

You Are More Than Capable “Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you’re still here, you’re still capable, powerful, you’re not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You’re still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose.” ? Steve Maraboli How I love those words of Steve Maraboli! This morning especially. Woke up with this thought on my mind – telling your story yourself – and wanted to check in with you, our readers, how

It’s No Secret: You Can Change Your Life Story With Gratitude

World Gratitude Day It started in the year of my birth but either my mother, my countrymen or both were not told about it or they could not see the merit of it. Pity, as had they shared its significance, many of the paths that was trod by me might have been avoided. Yet, never the one to have regrets, that it was not shared or taught to me allowed for deeper learning through the valleys of life. Now that I know better, I will do better and teach my

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3 Leading Questions To Major Life Changes

Successful Boat Building We each model success according to the ideals we hold for our lives and against the standards set by the community, society and even country that we live in. Success is most often defined, delineated and described in terms of material belongings, what you are able to gather, how much you can spend, where and with whom you party and the job title more than the real function. If that “floats your boat,” as an old saying goes, then the last thing on my mind is to

How To Use Your Gifts To Thrive Wherever You Are

Inspiring Words The English language has some words that when pronounced they immediately fill me with a sense of wellness. They inspire me to be more than I am as I enunciate them. ‘Thrive’ is one such word and as I did some dishes earlier, listening to a recording by my spiritual teacher, she used it. My thoughts for today’s post shifted immediately. Neelma Tashfeen wrote a beautiful article on “A Day In The Life of Three Pakistani Women,” that was planned for today. It is what you might call

Monday Motivation: 6 More Ways To ‘Keep Going’

Monday Motivation Continues Just after my 50th birthday in February of this year, while preparing for the poolside bash at Contributor, Clara Brown‘s place, the thought crossed my mind – “What next?” Those closest to me will tell you that over my lifetime the hats that have adorned my head are legion. Since leaving high school, my journey has taken me across the Caribbean, Europe, and North America. My jobs have been as varied as the places and people who I have met along the way. From junior secretary in